Antique Mahogany Premo Long Focus Folding Camera, circa 1895-1904
An original Premo long focus folding camera with a brass and leather strap, Mahogany case and Mahogany front. Camera folds open and closes properly.
Camera is sold for decorative purposes only.
- CREATOR Rochester Optical Co.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1890
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Leather, Mahogany, Optical Glass.
CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Bellows have some breaks. Missing small piece of wood on the side.
- DIMENSIONS H 7 in. x W 9.25 in. x D 12 in.
HISTORYThe Rochester Optical Company became one of the most dominant and influential camera companies in the 1880's and 1890's, prior to the rise of the Eastman Kodak Company.