Conley Camera Co., Rochester, MN

New View
Model BW

Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalog, 1916, p. 22 (as the Model B.W.)
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5 x 7


Date Introduced: - ; Years Manufactured: c. 1912 - 1922
Construction: front and rear focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); double swing; reversing by removable back; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany wood body; cherry base; black keratol (leatherette) or maroon leather bellows; nickeled hardware
Sizes Offered: 5x7; 6x8; 8x10
Notes: The Conley Camera Co. was active c. 1900-1920s, and made cameras for Sears, Roebuck & Co. as well as under its own label.  Note that it was located in the Minnesota Rochester.  This is basically the same camera as the Model 1/Model B.S., but with different hardware.

References:
Cameras & Photographic Supplies, Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog 159h.2.2.29.12.15, 1912, p. 36-38 (As Model BW Conley View Camera)
Cameras & Photographic Supplies, Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog 159T.2.10.10.14.10, 1914, p. 1162 (As Model BW)
Cameras and Photographic Supplies, Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Chicago, IL), Catalog 410E, 1916, pp. 22-23 (As Model BW)
Cameras and Photographic Supplies, Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Chicago, IL), Catalog 410F, c.1917, pp. 22-23 (As Model BW)
Cameras and Photographic Supplies, Sears, Roebuck & Co. (Chicago, IL), Catalog 410K, c.1922, pp. 16-17 (As Model BW)

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