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Suter Muro Camera

The Muro Camera was manufactured by E. Suter of Basel, Switzerland in circa 1905. A folding pocket camera designed for plates or film packs. Although compact in size, it was built with a focal plane shutter, making it suitable for sports, In spite of its small size it still provided all the benefits of larger camera. The camera housing is made of metal covered with leather. The metal parts are nickel plated and oxidized. The bellows are made of real leather. With the bellows extended, the camera focus is set to infinity, for further distances up to 1.5 meters focusing is set by mount by scale. The focal plane slot shutter was adjustable up to 1/1000 of a second. It was available with either a Suter Doppel-Anastigmat Series I F6.8 or a Suter Doppel-Anastigmat Series III F5. The camera was made in two exposure sizes, a 4.5 x 6 cm and a 6.5 x 9 cm. The 4.5 x 6cm camera measured 9 x 8.5 x 2.5 cm when closed and weighed 330 grams. The 6.5 x 9 cm camera measured 11.5 x 10.5 x 4 cm and weighed 600 grams.

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