The Pocket Presto camera was manufactured by the Magic Introduction Company in circa 1896. A small pocket camera capable of taking 50 exposures, 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 inch square in size, with a single load or can be easily converted to accept glass plates, and visa-versa. Designed by Herman Casler with rounded corners and fits in the palm of the hand comfortably. Fitted with a fixed focus meniscus lens. the camera measures 1 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 inches and weighs only five ounces. Originally priced at $2.50.
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