Probably Seneca Camera Manufacturing Co., Rochester, NY

Clereview View Camera

magazine ad, c. 1910
clereview(senecacompetitor).jpg (115496 bytes)

Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c. 1910
Construction: back focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); double swing; reversing by removable back; three-piece lens board; shifting front standard
Materials:  mahogany-finished wood (but not mahogany), lacquered polished brass hardware, leatherette bellows
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 6.5x8.5; 8x10
Notes: This camera appears to be identical to the Seneca Camera Co. Competitor Variation 1, except for the strange slots in the rear standard.

References:
magazine ad, c. 1910 (engraving above)

 

Seneca Camera Mfg. Co. Competitor View Camera Variation 1


 

 

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