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  Silver King Camera by The Camera Man

The Silver King camera was marketed by "The Camera Man" company of Chicago Illinois in circa 1940. The camera was constructed of black plastic bakelite with a built-in eye-level view finder and fitted with a decorative metal face plate a . It featured a fixed focus meniscus lens and simple snap shot shutter providing instantaneous and time exposures. This camera was capable of producing sixteen photos 3 x 4 cm in size on no. 127 or A8 roll film. This camera design was unique in it design style but retained the same features of the Chicago Common Style of cameras.

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