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Universal Meteor
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Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand. Last update 2012-03-19 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in USA from 1947 to 0.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 940

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Traduction de Sylvain Halgand.

If Meteor has a distance setting, four apertures (11, 16, 22 and 32), the time exposure and the snapshot, a extinctometer ( illegible), it have especially a telescopic tube!!! And nothing prevents from starting, even if the tube is insufficiently drawn. A small metal pin prevents release only when the tube completely returned.
In 1947, this camera was sold by General Camera Company of Chicago to $27,30.

Universal Meteor