Montgomery Wards & Co., Chicago, IL

Date Introduced: – ; Years Manufactured: c. 1905
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:  mahogany body, cherry base, brass hardware, black fabric and rubber bellows
Sizes Offered: 5×7 (photos above); 6.5×8.5, 8×10, 11×14
Notes: identical to the mahogany version of the Seneca View Camera, Improved, and probably a contract production by Seneca.  Outfit K392 included camera, lens, shutter, tripod and developing and printing outfit; Outfit K393 was the same without the developing and printing outfit; K394 was camera, carrying case and one plateholder.  The 11×14 size was only offered as K394.
Montgomery Ward Catalog, 1903
Special Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus,
 Montgomery Ward & Co. (Chicago, IL), c. 1905, p. 32-33 (engraving above)