836: Scovill Book Camera : Lot 836

Jenny C

Jenny C

2015-07-06 11:37:19

The Scovill & Adams Company of New York produced one of the most remarkable detective cameras in photographic history. In 1892 Scovill & Adams advertised the camera as follows: 'The general appearance of this new camera is of three leather covered books encircled by a strap. Attached to this strap is a neat handle by which to carry the camera. No lady or gentleman need have any fear that this parcel will attract attention as a camera for it certainly looks much unlike a camera as anything can...
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Jenny C

Retro Ray

2015-07-06 11:37:19

I love stuff like this.




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