The Bicycle Folding Cyclone No. 6 & 7 cameras were sold by the Western Camera Manufacturing Company in circa 1898. The No. 6 was capable of taking 4 x 5 inch sized exposures and the No. 2 took 5 x 7 inch exposures. The cameras construction was the same between the two cameras. They were made from the finest polished mahogany and covered with fine quality black grain morocco leather with the metal parts nickel plated and highly finished. The basic camera was fitted with an Instantaneous symmetrical lens, however a more costly lens option was with selecting a turner Reich Symmetrical lens or one providing wide angle lens. A unique fetrure included a rear ground glass and a detachable focusing hood with a magnifying glass for accurate focusing, which eliminated the need for a focusing cloth. Standard features included a rising and falling front,and dobule swing in the back, a reversible hooded finder, rack and pinion adjustment, a focusing scale, and two tripod sockets. The No. 6 was priced at 25.00 with basic lens and $32.00 for the No. 7. The Turner-Reich lens option increased the price dramatically to $45.00 and 57.00 respectively, with an additional $8.00 for wide angle.
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