Posted 5 years ago
Mercury II Model CX, production started in 1945 by Universal Camera Corp. These half frame 35mm cameras were made out of aluminum/magnesium alloy which was a contributing factor for there highly tarnishing state. It came with a Tricor f/2.7 35mm lens (One of 3 common lenses offered for this model). The metal rotary focal plane shutter design(which contributed to its distinctive arch shape design on top)with speeds T, B, 1/20 - 1/1000 sec.