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Patent Etui, 1920 - 1938

Identifier: 2008-027-1-15-6

Scope and Contents

Folding-bed plate camera; 6.5 x 9 cm sheet film; Tessar f4.5/12 cm lens; Compur shutter. Brown leather covering with black bellows; unmatched rear board; serial number 258646. (McKeown, p. 584)


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938



This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Patent Etui are extra-slim folding plate cameras, they were manufactured in two sizes 9×12cm and 6.5×9cm by KW Kamera Werkstätten Guthe and Thorsch of Dresden between 1920 and 1938. Although originally designed for glass plates both sizes also accept Rada or Rollex 120 6×9 roll film backs as well as film packs.


1 item (1 camera) : glass, metal, leather, wood, felt ; 4 X 9 X 12.5 cm

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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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