Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co Ltd.
|Name / Model:||Duo-Ensign 2¼B|
|Manufacturer:||Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co Ltd.|
|Country of Origin:||United Kingdom|
|Construction:||Wooden bodied box camera, covered in imitation leather, with metal edging. Rear loading.|
|Plate / Film Size:||2¼B (E20) rollfilm|
|Shutter:||Simple T & I|
|Dimensions (w x h x l):|
|Date of this Example:||c1930|
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Metal surround on face plate, on an otherwise wooden body. Metal frame finder (bent out of shape) and an unusual film window cover on the rear. A pull-up lever sets a close up lens in front into position for portraits.
This camera was also available in a number of colours (blue and red), which are considered more desirable by collectors.