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Sanderson Tropical Hand Camera [Postcard Plate Size], Koilos Shutter, 1910

We sold this item at auction for $615
 in January 2021.

This beautiful Sanderson Tropical hand camera dates to circa 1910 and takes photographs in postcard plate size (5″ x 3.5″ inches), popular during this era.

Made of polished teak with brass fittings, black leather bellows, the camera is fitted with a Koilos shutter by Carl Zeiss London N225467 Tessar.

Sanderson’s “tropical” version of their field camera was produced in 1904 and remained available into the 1930s.

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