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Antique Mahogany Premo Long Focus Folding Camera, circa 1895-1904

$250 $275

ABOUT

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.

HISTORY

The 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.


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