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  Cycle Wizard by Manhattan Optical Co.

The Cycle Wizard was manufactured by the Manhattan Optical Co. in circa 1899. Designed as a compact camera for tourists and cyclists. Constructed of a mahogany box, leather covered. The lens was a rapid rectillinear with a new wizard automatic shutter featuring various speeds and finger and pnematic release. The front was rising, faling and side swing with a brilliant finder for focusing.

No. 89 - 1/4 plate with achromatic lens
No. 90 - 1/4 plate with Rapid Rectillinear lens
No. 77 - 5 x 4 plate with achromatic lens
No. 77B - 5 x 4 plate with Rapid Rectillinear lens
No. 78B - 1/2 plate with Rapid Rectillinear lens
No. 92 - 5 x 4 plate with Rapid Rectillinear lens and improved reversible back

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