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  No. 3 Buster Brown


The No. 3 Buster Brown box camera was manufactured by Ansco of Binghamton New York, in circa 1907 through 1926. It is similar to the No. 1 Ansco box camera. The camera body was constructed of wood and covered with seal grain leather. taking 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch square sized exposures on Ansco no. 8A six exposure or no. 8B twelve exposure roll film or equivalent Kodak No. 101 roll film. The camera featured a fixed focus meniscus Achromatic lens and a time and instantaneous shutter with three different diaphragm openings. It offered two ground glass view finders for horizontal and vertical pictures, noiseless key winding, tripod socket and carrying handle. This camera measured 3 1/2 x 4 1/8 x 5 1/2 and weighed 11 inches. Originally priced at $3.50.

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