An antique box camera by Seneca Camera Mfg. Company. The cherry cased expanding bellows camera with manufacturing plate with camera model "Competitor View". Comes with wood tripod and a Rochester Optical Company lens.
p4A.com note: The Competitor View was Seneca's inexpensive line of folding field cameras. It was available either in mahogany or cherry, and in two sizes: 5" by 7" and 8" by 10". Some were made with brass fittings and some with nickel-plated parts....[more information available via subscription]