Rochester View, Variation 3

Date Introduced: – ; Years Manufactured: c. 1902-1903
Construction: front and rear focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); single swing; three-piece lensboard; reversing by removable back
Materials: mahogany body; cherry bed; black fabric bellows; brass hardware;
Sizes Offered: 5×7; 6.5-8.5; 8×10; 11×14; 14×17
Notes: Appears to be the same as Rochester View, Variation 2, except that the base has lost its short front extension, and gained a short extension in the rear.  This camera is dropped in favor of the Empire State, Variation 3 when the Rochester Optical Co. is re-organized in 1903.
Poco Cameras, Rochester Optical & Camera Co. (Rochester, NY), 1902, p.39
Andrew J. Lloyd Catalog, 1902, p. 191
Poco Cameras, Rochester Camera and Supply Co. succeeded by the Rochester Optical Co. (Rochester, NY), 1903
Catalogue Photographic
, Chicago Photo Materials Co. (Chicago, IL) Catalog, 1903, p. 24

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