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  Midg No. 0

The Modg No. 0 camera was manufactured by W. Butcher & sons from 1902 to approximately 1921. Constructed of mahogany polished on the inside and covered with imitation seal grain leather on the outside. Fitted with a large achromatic fix focus lens with iris diaphragm, and three magnifiers for adjusting the lens for close exposures for 4ft, 8ft, and 12 ft. The shutter provides time and instantaneous speeds form two seconds to 1/100th of a second wit bulb release. Two tripod sockets as well as two brilliant view finders are included. A door is provided in the front to access the lens for cleaning and a metal door in the back so the exposed plates can be readily withdrawn without interfering with the unexposed plates. This camera carried twelve plates, quarter plate in size and used the infallible changing system. Originally priced at 21s.

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