Looking for information on camera I bought

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  1. Ray Downward

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    I bought an old camera and can not find any information on it. It uses both 5X7 and 4X5 film. It is a black leather box, red bellows and brass fittings. It has a crown with the word Imperial above the 01a5889927de58716adc05e58a0bb429a6626d8dc7.jpg 01ab3b5d680c4e2b111a00f79e0cf9e4f7cad1b07a.jpg 010f52f793e352f929fbc65d273e543e996d2815c4.jpg 01a5889927de58716adc05e58a0bb429a6626d8dc7.jpg 01ab3b5d680c4e2b111a00f79e0cf9e4f7cad1b07a.jpg 010f52f793e352f929fbc65d273e543e996d2815c4.jpg 01a5889927de58716adc05e58a0bb429a6626d8dc7.jpg 01ab3b5d680c4e2b111a00f79e0cf9e4f7cad1b07a.jpg 010f52f793e352f929fbc65d273e543e996d2815c4.jpg 01b0600826a8e86fc54a28d9c009857749e6483d29.jpg 01a5889927de58716adc05e58a0bb429a6626d8dc7.jpg 01ab3b5d680c4e2b111a00f79e0cf9e4f7cad1b07a.jpg 010f52f793e352f929fbc65d273e543e996d2815c4.jpg 01b0600826a8e86fc54a28d9c009857749e6483d29.jpg 01a5889927de58716adc05e58a0bb429a6626d8dc7.jpg 01ab3b5d680c4e2b111a00f79e0cf9e4f7cad1b07a.jpg 010f52f793e352f929fbc65d273e543e996d2815c4.jpg 01b0600826a8e86fc54a28d9c009857749e6483d29.jpg lens and No. 21 below the lens.
     
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    Those seems to be made from a company called Imperial Camera and Mfg. Company, on Lacrosse, Wisconsin, USA, most likely on the ealy 20th century, probably between 1900-1920.

    Not much is know about them. They pop seldom on Ebay.

    Found this image on the web.

    Hope it helps


    Marcelo
     

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    Ray Downward

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    Thanks
     
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    Agree. I bet they will be able to feed you more info regard this camera :smile:.

    Best of lucks


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    Hmmm. Meridianville... I wonder if Taylor & Drakes grocery is still there?
     
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