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Astre Folding Pliante de luxe mod. F
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Photos by BL text by BL. From the collection of BL. Last update 2014-07-17 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in Inconnu from (Before) 1914 to (After) 1914.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 20089

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This small tourist camera is all metallic and covered with a quality covering. According to the 1914-1915 catalog of the manufacturer, it is specially adapted for the colonies and warm countries.
It works with holders (format 9 x 12cm).
The shutter of this item is marked Gauthier C & Z and offers speeds from 1/25 to 1/100 sec. plus B and T .
It is combined with an Anastigmat Cadot lens opening from 6.5 to 28, but there are other shutter/lens combinations.

Astre Folding Pliante de luxe mod. F