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Riddell & Rae | Changing Box | Other | Quarter Plate

PATENT PLATE CHANGING BOX. 1895. Patented in 1894 by Riddell and Sinclair, the box was manufactured by Riddell & Rae from 1895. According to the patent specification, "it has for its objects mainly to dispense with the use of sheaths for the plates or films whilst providing protection against access of light to the spare plates during the exposure of any single plate, and generally to facilitate the operations of changing and recording the changes of plates."

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