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Manufacturer: Franke and Heidecke

Title: Franke and Heidecke Heidoscop Stereo Camera
Date: 1926-1928
Credit Line: Gift of Albert J. Fink
Accession Number: 1987.0022.0001
Description: A three-lens metal stereo camera with a black leather cover The center lens functions as reflex viewfinder. Ground glass pop-up viewfinder. Lens caps attached. Camera back made to use 120 film or glass plates. Camera name embossed on the faceplate. On the top of the camera body there is a collapsible hood over the viewing screen. It has a built-in focusing loupe, and a mirror, allowing the hood to be used as an eye-level reflex finder. There is a spirit level visible in the viewfinder.
Film:
Roll; No.120mm, B2, 6x9 or Plate; 6 x13cm
Shutter:
Stereo Compound; up to 1/300 sec.
Lens:
Tessar; f:4.5/75mm (taking lens), Sucher-Triplet; f:4.2 (viewing lens)
Place Made:Germany, Lower Saxony, Braunschweig