Early 1900s US Military Camera Graflex 1A Captain Norman E Cook Philippines
This camera appears to be have used in the military and may be of historical significance as it was owned by Norman E Cook. If you google him, you will find some interesting articles about him. He was born in Canada in 1875. Became a US Philippine Scout in 1901. A few years later around 1905 he was on military trial for manslaughter but later acquitted. He was promoted and reappointed several times as Captain. He retired in 1919. Now this camera is a Graflex 1A. Not sure at what point the camera was used and what for. The camera based on the latest date was around 1916. This is the info that we were able to gather so far. It is a tad bit dusty. The lens is a Bausch and Lomb Tessar 3.25×4.25. It has Norman E Cook’s name on the back of the camera as well as his three addresses: Army and Navy Club Manilla PI, California Tennis Club San Francicsco, CA and River Road, Youngstown, NY. The leather bag is in rough shape. It is marked Norman E Cook, A(Army)&N(Navy) Club, Manilla PI. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item “Early 1900s US Military Camera Graflex 1A Captain Norman E Cook Philippines” is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Folding Cameras”. The seller is “pepperco” and is located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Cambodia, Sri lanka, Macao, Nicaragua, Oman, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Brand: Graflex