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Lumière Lux Box favori envoyer Print
Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand
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Manufactured in France from Circa 1950 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Frequent (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 102

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Lumiere Lux Box

Traduction de Sylvain Halgand.

Extracted the catalog “Central Photo” of 1952: “Simple and robust, entirely metal (welded electrically) . Beautiful presentation of Havana color. Very studied meniscus lens giving the clear photographs from 3 meters to the infinite one. Shutter giving the exposure B and two speeds: 1/25 and 1/75 secondes. Catch of standard flash for photograph with lamp flash. Very clear Galileo type finder . Congrès tripod socket. Delivered with a belt of suspension, instructions, exposure time table.
8 photographs 6 X 9 made of films 6 X 9 small axis. Weight 405 grams.

Price of the camera in 1952: 2580 francs