|Busch Pressman of 1955|
Busch Optical Mfg. Co., also known as Busch Precision Camera Corporation was a camera maker in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The company was known for its versatile press cameras. Characteristic metal bodied Busch press cameras provided an optical finder and a big sports finder for image composition, and most models had also a rangefinder.
These folding bed view cameras had movable lens boards and accomodated professional flash photography. At least one model was sold under the brand name of a retailer. The cameras came equipped with fine lenses and shutters. For example the Tower Press camera with Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar lens in fast Synchro-Compur shutter.
|Tower press camera|
Alphabetical List of Busch CamerasEdit
- Busch Pressman 6x9
- Busch 4x5 Pressman
- Busch Pressman Model C 2 1/4 x 3 1/4
- Busch Pressman Model D 4x5
- Tower Press Camera
- Cameras at www.collection-appareils.fr
|Companies of Chicago (Illinois)|
|Adams & Westlake | American Advertising and Research Co. | Bernard | Burke & James | Busch | Calumet | Candid | Chicago Camera Co. | Chicago Ferrotype Co. | Deardorff | De Vry | Geiss | Herold | Imperial | Kemper | Metropolitan Industries | Montgomery Ward | Pho-Tak | Rolls | Sans & Streiffe | Sears | Seymour | Spartus | The Camera Man | United States Camera Co. | Western Camera Manufacturing Co. | Yale | Zar | Zenith|