G. Gennert, New York, NY

New York View Camera

  1908 Catalog, p. 9
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Seneca Competitor View Camera
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Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c.1906-c.1924
Construction:  rear focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); double swing; three-piece lens board
Materials:  mahogany finished cherry body and base; brass hardware; fabric bellows
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 6x8; 8x10
Notes: This model is identical to the Seneca Camera Co. Competitor View.  Starting about 1903, Gennert re-sold the Seneca Improved View and the Seneca Competitor (as the New York View).  About 1908, they also re-sold Gundlach and Conley models.  It is not known whether such cameras bear a Gennert  label.

References:
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 57, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1906-1907, p. 48
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 58, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1908, p. 9
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 59, G. Gennert (New York, NY), c. 1909, p. 25
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 62, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1911-1912
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 65, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1914-1915
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies No. 70, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1919, p. 27
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, No. 72, G. Gennert (New York, NY), c. 1919, p. 25
Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Supplies, No. 74, G. Gennert (New York, NY), 1921, p. 23

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