The Multi-Exposure Simplex Camera was manufactured by the Multi-Speed Shutter Company beginning in 1914. Capable of capturing 800 small or 400 double sized exposures on a 50 foot cartridge of Eastman standard perforated motion picture film. This was one of the first production cameras using 24x36mm exposures on 35mm film. It was daylight loading and the exposed portion of film can be removed at will. The camera was made of high grade aluminum, brass and nickel steel, covered in leather with the exposed metal parts finished in black. It was fitted with a 1c Tessar f3.5 anastigmat lens and a no. 00 compound shutter. Other features included a direct view finder, focusing scale, tripod sockets, and exposure counter. The camera is compact and measures 7 x 2 x 3 inches. Originally priced at $50.00.
Photo Courtesy of LeicaShop - © All Rights Reserved
CLICK HERE for a list of Multi-Speed Shutter Co. cameras.
Historic Camera Value and Rating - Estimating Overall Worth (about)
Copyright © 2002 - 2019 Historic Camera