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Manufactured in Germany from 1936 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Infrequent (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Agfa Billy-Clack

Traduction par M. Eyraud, France.

The main characteristic of this folding camera is the way of opening using two cross arms.
This camera exists in two film sizes 4,5 X 6 and 6 X 9 cm. Its lens is an Agfa Igenar (written "Jgenar") with an aperture of 8,8.
The dimensions of the 4,5 X 6 model are : 137 X 76 X 36 mm and the ones of the 6 X 9 model are : 156 X 76 X 33 mm.
In 1935, this camera was sold 136 francs in 4,5 X 6 cm format and 147 francs in 6 X 9 cm format.