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The Spencer Co. is a company name seen on some cameras originating from Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is one of the tangle of related brands including Spartus, Monarck, etc. all located on W. Lake Street, in the middle decades of the 20th century.
A few cameras appeared under the Spencer brand:
- Spencer Full-Vue (this is not related to the Ensign Ful-Vue)
- Flex-Master (likely a variant of the Monarck Flex-Master)
- In this 1947 ad for Spartus cameras, note "The Spencer Company" at 715 West Lake Street is shown as the company name at the bottom of the page.