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Thornton-Pickard | Amber | English | Quarter Plate

ENGLISH FIELD CAMERA. 1987-1907. The 'Amber' is a simpler version of the 'Ruby', but with a narrower front not adaptable to stereo photography. It has no side swing capability, limited rising front, and the fixed back cannot be moved forwards, though the front panel can be racked backwards for wide angle lenses. On the quarter plate model, the brass front forks are cranked to accommodate the narrower front panel, and to enable folding, but even so the bellows on this example have been damaged by careless folding. Not by me, let me add.

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