Photo Magic No. 4065

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006591SA
Country
Date
1950 (circa)

Description

A Photo Magic film camera made by Artima, circa 1950, with a compression moulded phenol formaldehyde body and glass lens and view finder. Originally produced in France, from 1935, they were also produced in the UK from 1950. This example is a British model, denoted by the letters 'T' (timed) and 'I' (instant) adjacent to the shutter release.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "PHOTO MAGIC" (back)
inscribed: "PHOTO-MAGIC No. 4065" (lens surround)
moulded: "BRITISH MADE PHOTO MAGIC FH132 Fixed focus from 5 3/4FT TO THE HORIZON FOR ANY FILM VEST-POCKET 1 5/8 X 2 1/2 IN" (inside back cover)
Dimensions
Width
130mm
Height
85mm
Depth
72mm
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