Camera, Butcher's No 6 Watch Pocket Carbine; Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co L...
Camera, Butcher's No 6 Watch Pocket CarbineAbout this object
Camera; a Butcher's No 6 Watch Pocket Carbine
camera. It has an oxidised brass body and view finder, sliding leather bellows, a f7.7, 4.75 inch, Aldis Uno Anastigmat lens and Wollensak Betax No 0 shutter.
This camera belonged to the late Mrs R.D. Todd of Ferndale.
camera: processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
camera: processed material, glass
camera bellows: processed material, leather
cases: processed material, leather
Stamped on front plate:
"WATCH POCKET CARBINE / TROPICAL MODEL'
Stamped on front of backing plate:
'MADE IN ENGLAND / BY / THE HOUGHTON-BUTCHER MFG.CO.LTD. / LONDON'
Stamped on back of backing plate: 'D4400'
Paper label on reverse of backing plate:
'WATCH POCKET CARBINE / BRITISH MADE / TAKES CARBINE C20 OR /ENSIGN E20 FILMS / and all other makes of similar size'
First label on sliding plate:
'BUTCHER'S / No 6 / WATCH POCKET / CARBINE / BRITISH MADE'
Second label on sliding plate:
AUST N.Z. HARRINGTONS LTD'
On lens: ALDIS UNO ANASTIGMAT F7.7 4.75 INCH
On Shutter: Wollensak USA, Betax No 0.
camera: h 160mm x w 85mm x d 30mm (folded)
depth is 130 mm when unfolded
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type
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