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Shure Shot detective camera c1897
Ingersoll Robert H. & Bro.
New York, U.S.A .
 

Tiny wooden box camera for one snap-shot on glass plate 2½ x 2½".
No plate holders, the glass plates were  held in place by a spring on the removable back.

The Shur Shot camera is a really simple construction with no viewfinder, a simple meniscus lens and spring shutter.

The camera was advertised around 1897 for only 1$.
see Rob Niederman's site
 

                                                                           Price: $525


      The Ingersoll Shure Shot camera compared to a 35mm roll film.

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