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Purma Special

A bakelite camera from Britain made from 1937 to 1951.

A very sleek looking camera giving square exposures on 127 roll-film. The spring-loaded lens assembly pushes back into the body when the lens cap is screwed on.

The shutter has three speeds controlled by a moving weight inside the camera, when held horizontal you get the medium speed, held vertically one way, the slow speed, and held vertically the other way, the fastest speed.

Purma Special bakelite camera

and here are the instructions....

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

Purma Special bakelite camera instructions

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