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METAL CAMERA | 1936 | SPECIAL FILM. This cast metal one was patented and made in Germany by their German branch, SIDA GMBH, Berlin, and is one of the first models, which were also made in France and Italy. First registered as a company in 1935, British Sida Cameras Ltd. began British production of a bakelite version of this simple camera in 1936 and were still advertising up to 1944. It is a very basic sub-miniature camera, with f/8 achromatic lens in 1/30 & B shutter, taking 10 exposures 1 inch square on special film, and although outside my collection parameters, it will fit my collection until I can find one labelled "Made in England".

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