Stirn's Vest camera disc shaped concealed bright nickel plated camera.
Lot 116*
Stirn's Vest camera disc shaped concealed bright nickel plated camera.
Sold for £881 (US$ 1,440) inc. premium

Lot Details
Stirn's Vest camera
Disc shaped concealed bright nickel plated camera introduced 1896, engraved stamped "Stirn's Photographisch Camera" and "Patentees Agents J. Robinson & Sons 172 Regent St; London & Dublin". Used concealed under a waistcoat with the lens protruding through a button hole. This is the rarer larger No. 2 model. Shutter operated by a string pull. Takes six pictures approx 2.4" (60mm) dia. on a 6.1/4"(16cm) dia plate. With leather ever ready carrying case also stamped with Robinson's' details and strap. (2)

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