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Coronet Popular twelve favori envoyer Print
Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of TL
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Manufactured in Grande-Bretagne from Circa 1952 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 10723

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Coronet Popular twelve

Traduction de Ian Seymour,

It is difficult to categorise the Popular Twelve, a simple box camera which aspires to be a twin lens reflex.
The use of Bakelite allowed the designers' imagination to run wild, resulting in a most singular camera in which complex form takes no account of function.

The shutter release is located at an inconvenient and uncomfortable position, there is only one speed (plus T for time exposure ) and the lens has fixed focus. But at least the reflex finder permits fairly accurate framing