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Lumière Lumière 6,8
France Version française
Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand. Last update 2013-05-07 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in France from 1934 to 1937.
Index of rarity in France: Frequent (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 1117

See the complete technical specifications
Chronology of cameras Lumiere 

Traduction de Sylvain Halgand.


The body of this metal camera is covered with a black fabric sleeving. The lens is ananastigmat F:6,8. The shutter goes up to 1/50 of second.
There is a variant, with a shutter allowing the 1/125. The camera existed with the format 6 X 9 (with the two models of shutter) or with the format 6 X 11 (shutter 1/50).
The prices in 1937/38 vary according to the format and the speed of the shutter between 200 and 260 francs .

This camera was sold in the USA, in 1940, under the name of Lumière Junior. It was worth 9,75 $.

Lumiere Lumière 6,8