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Spartus Vest Pocket folding favori envoyer Print
Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand
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Manufactured in Etats-Unis from 1948 until after 1950.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Spartus Vest Pocket folding

Traduction de Sylvain Halgand.

This small bakelite camera uses the film Vest Pocket 4,5 X 6 cm. It is a little difficult to date it precisely, but because of the successive changes of name of the firm, we can suppose that it dates from the Forties. I find it present in an American catalog of May 1950 when it is sold $8,95. It is learned there that the lens is a meniscus 16/78 mm and that the shutter speed is the 1/50 of second.