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Tropical Folding Beds

there were nights when the winds of the etherium, so inviting in their promise of flight and freedom, made one's spirit soar.


Field Cameras 1) Single-extension folding-bed plate camera 9 x 12 cm, unmarked, presumably Hüttig, c. 1890, dark-red bellows, shutter M + Z, slide diaphragm, focusing screen back. - And: 2) Small field camera from England, unmarked, c. 1900, size 3 1/6 x 4 in., tropical wood with brass fittings, focusing screen back without screen.

Ica Tropica, model B | The Tropica is a folding-bed 9x12cm plate camera made in Dresden about 1924 it has a Compur shutter with speeds 1sec-1/150sec with a Carl Zeiss Tessar F=4.5/150mm lens. For those who live in Australia this camera appears in the Photographic Trader this month's issue 155 march-april back to the Tropics part one and two article by Bob Halligan.