London, South Kensington
17 September 2002
Homéos no. 90
Richard Frères, Paris; 35mm., second model, leather-covered and blue-metal body, nickelled and brass fittings, two optical finders, with a pair of Zeiss/Krauss Tessar f/4.5 28mm. lenses nos. 127930 and 127929
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Lothrop (1973), A Century of Cameras, p. 120.Jacques Perin (1993), Jules Richard et al Magie du Relief, pp. 126-129.
Condition: 3Cosmetic: Light signs of wear.
The Homéos camera was patented in France in 1913 and is the second commercially produced camera to use 35mm. film. It was the first stereo camera to use 35mm. Manufacture was discontinued circa 1921. No more than 1500 examples were made in total.
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