The Hicro Telescoping Camera was sold by the Hess-Ives corporation in circa 1916. The camera was manufactured by the Hawkeye Division of Eastman Kodak. This was the largest camera the company produced. This improved version produced large size 5 x 7 inch color exposures on a glass plates or Tripack film pack.. It also featured an improved adjustable rapid rectilinear f8 lens. The design sported a telescoping front and pop up lens window. The camera was constructed of wood and covered in leather. The camera measured 11 x 7 x 8 inches. The The Hicro Telescoping 5x7 Camera was originally priced at $75.00 for the camera, lens and one plate holder.
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