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Mackenstein Chambre à main
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Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by AS. From the collection of Musée de la photo de Graçay. Last update 2015-12-10 par Michel Rochevalier.

Manufactured or assembled in France from (Circa) 1890 to (Before) 1896.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 5648

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Chronology of cameras Mackenstein 
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Thefolding strut cameras of this type are among the first one manufactured by Mackenstein.

The manufacturer has produced excellent equipment, with perfect construction and finish, but not very original. He also had the great advantage to sign his productions.
It is a pity that the viewfinder, planned to attach to the two shoes, is not present on this small camera nevertheless quite complete with its original optical equipment.

Mackenstein Chambre à main
Il ne manque que le viseur,à placer sur la griffe à queue d'aronde.