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Manufactured in Allemagne from 1903 until 1926.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Ernemann Bob II
Ernemann Bob II 8.5 x 14 cm

The Ernemann Bob II is a group of folding cameras in a variety of formats and variants, designed for rollfilm or plates. This one has a format of 8.5 x 14 cm. The model was produced between 1903 and 1926, and this particular camera is posterior to 1913 as the lens standard is all black. It has double extension bellows and rack and pinion focusing.
The shutter is an Ernemann Cronos ‘C’ delivering speeds in the range 1 to 1/250 plus B and T. The lens is a Ica Doppel-Anastigmat ‘Litonar’ with 15 cm of focal length and a maximum aperture of 6.8.