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Book camera no. 1139
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Book camera no. 1139

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Book camera no. 1139
Krügener, Germany; 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 inches, the side panel stamped KRUGENER'S PATENT BOOK CAMERA NO. 1510. MANUFACTURED IN GERMANY FOR MARION & CO., THE SOLE AGENTS, 22A 23 SOHO SQUARE, LONDON W, with shutter and metal plate holders
Literature
Lothrop (1973), A Century of Cameras, p. 46.
Pritchard & St Denny (1993), Spy Camera, p. 153-154.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

Lot Essay

Krügener's book camera was the subject of British patent number 1510 of 1 February 1888 and was sold in Britian by Marions until c1892. The camera appeared under other names in Germany, France and United States.
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