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Manufactured in Germany from 1911 until 1922.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 10074

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Ernemann Klapp Tropical

Traduction Manuel M

It is about metal camera with brass tensioners, out of teak varnished in the tradition of the “colonial/tropical” cameras of the beginning of the 20th century. Although Germany did not have a colonial empire of big size, its photographic industry built many cameras.

Format of plate of the model presented 10x15 cm,
Lens Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 4,5/16,5 cm n° 3605xx. Helicoid focusing 2m-infinite.
1/50, roller-blind shutter to 1/1000, B, T.
Iconometric viewfinder with reticle on the higher face of the body
Bellows havana leather.
On the upper part of the body, table of adjustment of the shutter and spirit level.

Reference: Göllner, Peter Ernemann Cameras, Hückelhoven, Wittig Fachbuchverlag, 1995 p 213 ISBN 3-930359-29-4