Baby Sibyl was the first camera came on the market among the Sibyl series introduced by a british camera manufacturer, Newman & Guardia. Following this model, namecard size (65 x 80mm format) "New Special Sibyl", and after that, wallet size (83 x 108mm format) "New Ideal Sibyl" were introduced.
The camera body is made out of aluminum alloyed metal, and also silver and brass in part.
The appearance of Baby Sibyl is very unique and at the same time beautiful, and the body design and its size matches very well that it reminds of good old days.
One of the feature of this camera is that all the components such as lens, lensboard, veiwfinder and so on, can be put into the 20 mm-thick camera body.
Well then, let's take a look at it.
- First introduced in 1912 by Newman & Guardia.
- Camera type : 6 x 4.5 cm. plates folding camera
- Lens : Ross Xpres f4.5/75mm
- Aperture : 4.5, 5.6, 6.5, 8, 11, 16, 22, 32
- Shutter speeds : T, B, 1/2 - 1/500 sec.
- Body dimensions : 68 x 90 x 107 mm (when lens out.)
- Body weight : 270 grams
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