This rare example of a turn of the 20th century camera that was made from 1909-1920’s. It was made by Carl Zeiss Palmos Camerabau. ICA was a formation of many camera companies and the initials stand for International Camera AG. ICA stopped making the camera when Zeiss Ikon took over around 1926.
This camera is a compact, folding, plate camera which utilizes a Focal Plane shutter made from cloth. The focal plane shutter allows for a broad range of shutter speeds.