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  Frena No. 10 ( F.O.P. Frena ) by R.J. Beck

The F.O.P. Frena or otherwise called the F.O.P. Frena was manufactured by the R.J. Beck company beginning in 1902. F.O.P stood for Film or Plates. Designed as an inexpensive camera priced at 21 shillings. Like the other Frena cameras the FOP was able to carry up to 40 cut celluloid films. This camera captures images 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 inches in size.

Fitted with a single achromatic lens working at f11, providing crisp definition and accompanied by a shutter with speeds from 1/10 to 1/80 of a second, including time exposures. The Frena focusing magnifiers were an option to be added for an extra charge. This camera featured two built-in cornex finders. This small camera measures 7 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 4 inches and weighs 1 3/4 lbs with film loaded.

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