MHS Collection Database Search

Record Details

'Presto' Pocket Detective/Concealed Camera with Box

Inventory Number: 70121
Object Type:
Accession Number:
Brief Description: A metal oval-shaped camera designed to fit into the palm of the hand. There is a dial on the engraved upper surface and the shutter release button is alos on the upper surface. The aperture size can be adjuested by an aperture disc on the front of the camera. The camera comes with the bottom part of a cardboard box and with an instruction leaflet.
Primary Inscriptions: "Time>set/ The Presto Camera/ Film or Glass Plates/ E.B. Koopman./ New-York sole MFR./ Made in USA/ Hermann Casler-Inventor-/ Patents-- Pending"
Collection Group: