The Symmar was originally introduced in 1920. It is a 6-element, 4-group,
symmetric design with a 70° angle of coverage. The Symmar lenses are "convertable".
Like most large format lenses they are constructed with two cells which fit
into the front and back of a shutter. By removing one of these cells and using
only half the lens, the user can create a lens with substantially longer focal
length. The resulting longer focal length lens will produce a softer image
that can be useful for portrait photography.
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