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Posted 2 years ago

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ericevans2
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Asanuma Studio Camera Clock.| Novelty model camera.
Catalogue No. 0136
I haven’t room for a studio mobile stand camera like Rob's beautiful and very rare one, even if I could find one; so here is a model of one, made by Asanuma, a firm founded in Japan in 1871, and now I believe a subsidiary of Copal. They manufactured photography related novelty items, now rare, like this model studio camera/clock. This is noted among the non-camera items on p. 1092 of Jim McKeown's "Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras" as being made by the Copal Co. Ltd.

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  1. rniederman rniederman, 2 years ago
    Pretty convincing looking.
  2. ericevans2 ericevans2, 2 years ago
    Yes it's a good model. Pity it's only plastic!
  3. ericevans2 ericevans2, 1 year ago
    Thanks to:
    pw-collector
    Chevelleman69
    Longings
    rniederman
    ttomtucker
    officialfuel
    PhilDavidAlexanderMorris
  4. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 1 year ago
    Gorgeous! Can see why you had to have one. : )
  5. ericevans2 ericevans2, 1 year ago
    Thank you miKKoChristmas11!

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