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  Cornex Camera by R. J. Beck

The Cornex Model A Camera was manufactured by R. J. Beck Ltd., London beginning in approximately 1903. The Cornex camera was a popular camera and has evolved into several different models. The magazine can process twelve plates in metal sheaths. Cut film can be accomodated by placing the film on a cardboard backing and loading as one would the glass plate. Fitted with a single achromatic lens with an improved reliable shutter with speeds from 1/10 to 1/80 of a second. Features included an automatic counter on the top of the camera and two patent stationary and brilliant Cornex finders. Priced at £1 1s. Camera with upgraded Beck rectilinear double miniscus lens priced at £1 10s or with a Beck symmetrical f8 priced at £2 2s.

Depicted below are two versions of the Cornex camera.

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