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1936 - 48 Bantam Special was designed
by renowned Art Deco industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague.
Argueably the prettiest camera design ever. The clam shell design
utilized a machined aluminum die cast body with a black enamel finish.
This early version (1936 - 40) has a german made Compur-Rapid shutter,
although the camera was manufactured in Rochester, NY. Later
models (1941 - 48) had less reliable and slower (1/400th top speed)
American made Supermatic shutters. All versions had the fast Anastigmat
Ektar f2 / 45mm lens. Unf