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  Long Focus Cyclone Camera

The Long Focus Cyclone Camera was sold by the Western Camera Manufacturing Company in circa 1898. The camera was constructed of the finest mahogany wood and covered with fine quality black grain morocco leather. The metal parts were nickel plated and highly finished and the double extension, extra long bellows were made of the highest grade of leather. It was fitted with Western Cameras Rapid Rectilinear lens in convertible form. The camera was able to be adjusted for equal focal length by switching the lens behind the diaphragm with that of the front and placing the front lens in the back. the back has a shorter focal length than the front. The shutter provided exposure speeds from 1 second to 1/100th of a second. Made in three sizes, 4 x 5 inch, 5 x 7 inch and 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch.

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