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R. F. Hunter

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March 1939.
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June 1939. Rolleicord.
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June 1939. Purma Special.
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R. F. Hunter Ltd., camera importers and distributors, of 40 Doughty St., London, and later at Celfix House, 51 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1. Telephone: Holborn 7311-2 (2 lines). Cables: "Buxhunter, Holb, London". Works: 160-1694 Gray's Inn Road, London , WC1. (1947)

Products included various cameras, cine films and slide strips in their products, including the gravity-control shuttered Purma and the stainless-steel fronted Gilbert box camera with rotating viewfinder. The company also imported and distributed other makes of camera.

Early 1930s, Hunters distributed Celfix cine projectors and cameras and Hunter-rebadged Bingoscope cine projectors, and supplied films and film strips for these.

1934 Patent for R. F. Hunter - Improvements in and connected with projection screens. [1]

1934 Patent for R. F. Hunter - Improvements in projection screens. [2]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert for R.F. Hunter Ltd. Manufacturers of Photographic Materials including Cameras, Cine Projections Screens General Photographic Accessories, Photographic Chemicals, Exposure Meters. (Olympia, Ground Floor Stand No. E.1794) [3]

1950s-60s Supplied Franka and Rolleiflex cameras.


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Wikipatents
  2. [2] Wikipatents
  3. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 416; and p142
  • Camerapedia [3]