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Century Camera Co, with Wollensak Optical Co shutter.

photography related industry in Rochester (New York)
American Camera | Bausch & Lomb | Blair | Century | Crown Optical Co. | Elgeet | Folmer & Schwing | Gassner and Marx | Graflex | Gundlach | Ilex | JML | Kodak | Milburn | Monroe | PMC | Ray | Reichenbach, Morey and Will | Rochester Camera and Supply Co. | Rochester Optical Co. | Seneca | Sunart | Walker | Wollensak
and in Rochester (Minnesota)
Conley
external links
graflex.org - Rudolf Kingslake's
"Optical industry in Rochester (N.Y.)"

Century Camera Co. was founded in 1900 by three former employees of Rochester Optical Co..

The company achieved a high quality of its plate cameras, so that it had a 25% market share in 1902.

In 1905, the company was purchased by the Rochester Panoramic Camera Co. .

In 1908 the company became Kodak's Century Camera Division which continued the brand Century until 1920.


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