E. & H.T. Anthony

Champion Equipment, Variation 2 (c. 1898-1899)

Anthony Catalog, February 1898, p. 7

6x8 Champion marked "Greenpoint Optical Co."  The Greenpoint factory was owned by E. & H.T. Anthony




Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c. 1898-1899
Construction: rear focus via push-pull; single swing; reverse by removable back; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany body; cherry base track; black fabric bellows; brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 4x5; 4x6; 5x7; 5x8; 6x8; 8x10
Notes: similar to the N.P.A. camera of the period, except wood is varnished instead of French polished. Differs from  the Champion, Variation 1 by having the flat-looking spring back rather than a flip back.     To aid in the confusion, Anthony often used the same engravings for the N.P.A, O.N.A and Champion.

References:
Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), February, 1898, p. 7
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of Photographic Apparatus (Professional Catalog), E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., New York, NY, July 1899, p. 43-44

Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Equipments and Materials for Amateurs, E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. (New York, NY), August, 1899, p. 27

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