Object details

Category
Equipment
Related period
Interwar (production), Interwar (association), Second World War (association)
Creator
De Vry, Chicago
Production date
1926
Materials

whole: metal

whole: glass

whole: leather

Dimensions

Metal Ring 2: Diameter 21 mm, Height 10 mm

Cap: Height 10 mm

Without Cap: Height 128 mm

Lens With Cap: Height 133 mm

Metal Lens Cap: Height 13 mm

Filter 1 Yellow: Height 15 mm

Filter 3 Yellow: Height 16 mm

Filter 4 Red: Height 16 mm

Camera: Height 195 mm

Spare Lens 2 F2: Height 25 mm

Metal Ring 1: Height 26 mm

Filter 2 Yellow: Height 27 mm

Filter 5 Red: Height 27 mm

Spare Lens 1 F3.5: Height 41 mm

Handle: Height 85 mm

whole: Depth 155 mm, Depth 20 mm, Diameter 24 mm, Diameter 28 mm, Diameter 34 mm, Diameter 41 mm, Diameter 43 mm, Diameter 45 mm, Height 20 cm, Length 37 cm, Width 15 cm, Width 255 mm, Width 75 mm

Catalogue number
PHO 303

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