Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co.

Date Introduced: – ; Years Manufactured: c. 1909-1930’s
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 lensboard
Materials: walnut-stained cherry body, cherry base, black leatherette bellows (leather optional); nickeled hardware
Sizes Offered: 4×5; 5×7; 6.5×8.5;8×10; 7×11; 11×14 (3.5×5.5 back available)
Notes: same basic design as the Eastman View #1, Eastman View #2, and Eastman #2d – that is, front and back focus with front track folding and back track removable for short focus lenses.
Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), June 1, 1909, no page number
Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1911
Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog, July 1 1912, pp. 23-24
Korona Cameras
, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1914
Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1915, p. 19-20
Cameras and Photo Supplies, Northern Photo Supply Co. (Fargo, ND) Catalog H, c. 1915, p. 26
A Thousand and One Camera Bargains
Bass Camera Co. Catalog, 1919-1920stapled insert
Korona Cameras, 
Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog, May 1, 1920, pp. 12-13
Catalogue No. 10 and Bargain Book No. 11 of Cameras, Kodaks, Lenses and Photographic Accessories, 1920-1921; 
Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), 1920, p.28
Photographic Lenses and Korona Cameras
, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog #22, c. 1920’s, p. 38-39
Photographic Lenses and Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. Catalog No. 25, 1925, p. 38-39
Studio and Kodak Finishing Equipment CatalogZ.T. Briggs Photo Supply Co. (Kansas City, MOc. 1927, p. 63 (as the Brigg’s Big Value Complete View Outfit)
Korona Cameras, Gundlach-Manhattan Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1930
Photographic Supplies, Burke & James, Inc. (Chicago), Catalog #250, 1931, p. 26 (As The Rexo View Camera)
Photographic Materials, Mail Order Catalog No. 131, 
George Murphy, Inc. (New York, NY), April 1931, p. 33
Cameras, Lenses, Equipment
, Gundlach Manufacturing Co. Catalog No. 32, c. 1932, pp. 28-29
Catalogue No. 42 of Cameras, Kodaks, Lenses and Photographic Accessories 1932-33, Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), p. 41
Central’s Photographic Almanac for 1936, 
Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), p. 19
Bargain Catalog No. 75, Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), c. 1936, p. 19

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