Low Mfg. Co./Kalamazoo Shutter Co. (Kalamazoo, MI)

Low Kazoo Shutter No. 2 - c. 1895 - c.1901

Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), December, 1895, p. 75




Notes:  The odd name of this shutter comes from the location of the manufacturer, Kalamazoo, MI.  Kalamazoo apparently was a hotbed of this type of shutter, also being the location of the Michigan Photo Shutter Co., makers of the Packard-Ideal ShutterLow Kazoo Shutter No. 1 has nickel-plated metal parts.  A plain version painted black is called Low Kazoo Shutter No. 2.

References:
Catalogue No. IIII of Professional and Amateur Photographer's Supplies, Wm. F. Uhlman (St. Joseph, MO), c.1901, p. 24

 

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