Camera Lite camera Model B
Subminiature camera for 8mm wide film 6x6mm concealed in cigarette lighter' f/8 lens, B/I shutter, fixed focus; frame finder in lighter top; functioning flint/petrol ligther.
United States Army Air Force camera
USAAF Aircraft camera, type K20 Serial No. AC-45-552, designed by Fairchild and manufactured by Folmer Graflex Corporation, Rochester, New York, United States, 1940-1945
Solid-body coupled rangefinder camera for 35mm film 24x36mm. Zeiss Tessar lens F:5cm f/2.8-22, No 1543338. Tube errected, helical focusing coupled to coincidence type rangefinder (faulty), depth of field scale. Metal vertical running focal plane shutter 23/50/100/200/500/1000/T. Direct vision optical finder, seperate from rangefinder. Rotary frame counter; accessory shoe. Lens interchangeable, on three point bayonet mount. Sliding mask for tele lens over viewfinder. No A U 65520.
Stereo Realist 2.8 camera
David White Co., Milwaukee, Wisc. Stereocamera for 35mm film 2 x 24mm. Two White Anastigmat lenses f/2.8-22. Two blade shutters 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T/ Couple ling base split image rangefinder; separate direct vision optical finder. Hinged lens cover; 'hot' accessory shoe. No 004304. In everready case.
Contax S camera
VEB Carl Zeiss Ikon Jena, East Germany. Solid body 35mm refelx camera for 35mm film 24x36mm. Zeiss, Jena, Tessar lens F:5cm f/3.5-22, No 3220957, interchangeable, screw thread, helical focusing through pentaprism. Fabric focal plane shutter, horizontal travel 1/2/5/10/20/50/100/200/500/1000/B, delayed action lever. Body release, with lock-on time exposures. Film type and speed indicator on rewind knob. Knob windon.
The Demon Detective camera
O'Reilly's Patent No 10823. Conical metal camera for 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inch plates, uncemented achromatic lenses c.F:1 1/2 inch fixed aperture and focus. Flap and shutter before lens work by elastic band. The American Camera Company, c.1890.
Ilford Witness camera
Ilford Witness camera. 35mm camera; coated Dallmeyer Super-Six anastigmat lens, F:2"; f1.9-22 in bayonet mount, Serial No 373726. Fabric focal plane shutter - two speed rings: 1-T/2/4/8/B-25 and BT/25-1/50/100/250/500/1000. Coincident coupled rangefinder, focussing inf.-3'; movable stop flash synchronising sockets. Accessory shoe.
Replica of Daguerre-Giroux camera
1839 (original); c. 1988 (replica)
Replica of Daguerre-Giroux camera. Sliding box camera for daguerreotype plates up to 300x220cm. Plate holder replica of original in Museum of Science, Oxford. Achromat lens; sliding lens cover. Ex-Cromer Collection (donated April 1950). Stand is a modern replica by Science Museum workshop about 1988.
Packaging for Camera Lite camera Model B
Original carton with plastic slip case and instruction leaflet 'Picture taking with 'Camera Lite''.
Logitech FotoMan digital camera
Logitech FotoMan (Digitalkamera aus der Steinzeit) RA digital camera. Monochrome digital camera. First truly digital camera. 320x240 (latter 376x284) resolution; 1Mb internal RAM; fixed focus f4.5 lens. Serial No FAL22921198. In recharging stand, built-in flash. Logitech, Switzerland, 1990
Polaroid Land camera Model 95
Polaroid Land Model 95 made by Polaroid in the United States, 1948-1953. Folding camera for self processing film packs 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Lens with rotating plate with apertures marked 1-8. T/I shutter. Lever focusing. Folding optical frame finder with front ball sight on spring stalk. Accessory show. Flash synchronized, bayonet fitting. No.0570942.
Reid III Rangefinder Camera
Reid III Type 2 35mm camera for 24 x 36mm pictures. Coated Taylor Hobson Anastigmat lens. F:2 inches f/2-16, Serial No 328898. Fabric focal plane shutter 1/2/5/8/20/30/40/60/100/200/500/1000/T. Interchangeable lens, Leica thread. Coupled rangefinder coincidence type, separate direct vision viewfinder. Flash synchronised, two coaxial sockets for electronic and flash bulbs. Accessory shoes. Reid and Sigrist. Camera Serial No P3277.
Kodak Retina (Type 117)
Retina camera type 117. Folding camera for 35mm for 24 x 36mm. Fitted with a Schneider Xenar lens F: 5cm, f/3.5 No 694235. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/300/B/T. Helical focusing of whole lens to 3.5 feet. Direct vision optical finder. Rotary exposure counter. Depth of field scale. No. 449875. Kodak AG, 1934-1935.
Box for Camera Lite camera Model B
Box of 3 Minori Pan SS films for Suzuki Camera Lite Model b. 6x6mm 20 exposures; high speed, non-halation, fine grade, ultra. Develop before January 1957. With instruction leaflet.
Voigtlander daguerreotype camera
Daguerreotype camera made by Voigtlander & Sohn, Wien. All metal camera for circular daguerreotype plates 95mm in diameter. Petzval lens c.f/3.8; conical focusing screen holder; darkroom loaded; camera rests on telescopic stand with three levelling screws. Plate holder and lens hood possibly reproductions. No 81.
'Midg' Camera Used to Make the First Two `Cottingley fairies' Photographs in 1917
Quarter-plate `Midg' camera manufactured by W Butcher & Sons, London, 1902-1920, used by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths to make the first two `Cottingley fairies' photographs in 1917.
Half-plate folding-tailboard camera, made by W. I. Chadwick, Manchester, c. 1860 and with lens made by J. B. Dancer, who sold the camera.
Three boxes of 'Manchester' rapid dry gelatine plates made by J. T. Chapman Ltd of Manchester in around 1888.
Pathe Cine Camera
Professional cine camera with tripod stand made by Pathe Freres, Paris, and used by Ronald Gow.
'Electric Eye' camera
'Electric Eye' camera model 850 with case and accessories made by Polaroid of Cambridge, Massachusetts in the USA in around 1963.
'Junior Special' single lens reflex camera
'Junior Special' single lens reflex camera, made by Thornton-Pickard Ltd, Altrincham, c.1927.
Thornton-Pickard Amber camera
Thornton-Pickard 'Amber' camera with three blockform double darkslides. Sold by Sands, Hunter & Co. Stand camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Ensign Anastigmat lens, Series VIIN No 3, f/7.7-32, Serial No 171064. Thornton-Pickard roller blind Time & Inst shutter /15/40/90/T. Rack and pinion focusing on back and front, double extension. Swing back. Swing out focusing screen (glass missing). Reversible back. Pendulum and spirit levels. Sliding rising front. Serial No 7432F. With 3 blockform double darkslides.
16-mm cine camera
Model B 16-mm cine camera in case made by the Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, USA, c.1925.
Binocular stereoscopic camera
Binocular stereoscopic camera no. 12, made by John Benjamin Dancer, Manchester, c.1856 and probably owned by Joseph Sidebotham in the 1860s. Rear plate holder removeable. Focussed by turning milled nut on top. Fitted with a focal plate shutter as well as a front of lens shutter. Missing spirit level, brass plunger for changing plates and changing box.
Box magazine camera
'Universal Special B' box magazine camera made by Newman and Guardia, London in around 1900. Quality camera of the late 19th, early 20th century. Made in various models the Special Pattern B was the most famous of the 'Universals'. Historically important, this is the same make and model that Herbert Ponting chose to take with him on Captain Scott's expedition to the South Pole in 1912.
Kodak "Retina I" camera with Compur rapid shutter, 1935.
Kodak "Retina I" camera with Compur rapid shutter, 1935.
8mm cine camera
Zoomatic Director Series 8-mm cine camera in leather case made by Bell and Howell Co. of Chicago, USA in around 1960.
Biunial lantern slide projector
Biunial (two-tier) lantern slide projector with five lens tubes and two lenses, made by J. A. Furnivel, Manchester, c.1890. Originally lit by gas with special mixing valve. One projector sits on top of the other. Screw adjusters on both projectors to focus the beams together.
bellows plate camera
'Universal' Press camera with eight plates made by Dawe Instruments Ltd, London, 1966
Hand-held stereoscopic viewer, made in the USA by an unkown maker in around 1896.
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No
Ricoh 500G 35mm camera, No. 05820670, with 40mm. f2.8 Ricoh Rikenon lens, c. 1971.
LogiTech FotoMan Plus digital camera
Logitech Fotoman Plus digital camera with recharger stand. Built in flash; ISO 200 equiv. Threads 27mm lens f/4.5-65mm equiv. Serial No FAL469304121.
Anshutz camera made by C.P. Goerz, Berlin, Germany in around 1910.
No 0 brownie camera model A
Box camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, rotary shutter T/I. With two reflecting finders. Kodak Limited, 1914-1935
No 2 Portrait Brownie Model F camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, portrait lens on spring loaded lever with two brilliant reflecting finder. In brown leatherette. 1929-1935.
No 2 Portrait Brownie camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, portrait lens on spring loaded lever with two brilliant reflecting finder. In blue leatherette. 1929-1935.
Brownie Reflex camera
Box camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 inches. Meniscus lens; rotary shutter B/I; large brillianr reflecting finder with hood. Two pin flash contacts. With neck cord. H124.
Minox camera. Subminiature camera for 9.5mm film in cassettes. Fixed aperture lens, guillotine shutter 2/5/10/20/50/100/200/500/1000/B-T. Focusing to 0.2 metres. Rotary frame counter. Orange and green filters. Direct vision optical brightline finder. No 54 787. In leather slip case, with chain calibrated for close-up photographs.
USAAF Aircraft camera, type K20, 1940-1945
USAAF Aircraft camera, type K20 Serial No. AC-45-552, designed by Fairchild and manufactured by Folmer Graflex Corporation, Rochester, New York, United States, 1940-1945. With fitted case and instruction manual. Also known as the Fairchild K20
Anscoflex II camera
Anscoflex II camera. Ansco Binghampton USA. Twin lens refelx style box camera for 620 roll film, 2 ¼ x 2 ¼". Large brilliant finder. Close-up lens and filter. With Ansco flashgun for capped flasbulbs; screw and pin fitting. ERC. The camera has a close-up lens, built-in yellow filter and is fitted with an Ansco flashgun.
R B Graflex camera, Series B
Single lens reflex camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Ross Xpres lens f:5 1/2 inches, f/4.5-32, No. 87733. Fabric focal plate shutter with six tensions and four slit widths, speeds from 1/10 to 1/1000 second. Rack and pinion focusing, refelx mirror and screen with folding hood. Ground glass focusing screen in reveolving back. In fitted case, with one blockform double plate holder and one ditto cut film holder.
Twin lens reflex camera for 117 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inch. Taking lens is a Zeiss Tessar F:7.5cm f/4.5-32 No 1099367.Viewing lens, Heidoscope anastigmat F:7.5cm f/3.1 No53244. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/300/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing, to 3 feet. Full sized ground glass focusing screen with spirit level, magnifier in hood. Mirror in hood for eye level use. No 53720 with lens cap. Franke and Heidecke.
Kodak Super Six-20 camera
Folding camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4". Kodak Anastigmat Special lens No 689, F:100mm, f/3.5-22. Five blade shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T. Aperture setting coupled directly to photoelectric cell for automatic exposure control. Helical front-cell focusing coupled to split image rangefinder with triangular central field, combined with viewfinder. With leather hand strap. Lever wind-on. No 59714. The camera was designed by Joseph Mihalyi and styled by Walter Dorwin Teague.
Kodak stereo camera instructions
Kodak stereo camera instructions. Eastman Kodak, 1954-1959.
No1 Brownie camera Model B
Box camera for 117 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens of fixed aperture and focus. Rotary shutter T/I. Sighting lines on camera top. Accessory clip on reflecting viewfinder. Eastman Kodak. 1908-1915.
Stereoscopic Spark Drum Camera
Spark drum camera for taking stereoscopic high-speed cinematograph photographs. Invented and used by Dr Lucien Bull, CBE, 1903.
Kodak Instamatic 314 camera
Kodak Instamatic 314 camera, c 1969. For 126 cartridge film; Kodar lens, automatic wxposure, brightline finder, flashcube socket. Two-position focusing. Overall: 67 mm x 115 mm x 60 mm.
Dagron microphotographic camera
All-brass camera for multiple microphotographs; 25 lenses in 5x5 arrangement (5 missing). Repeating back. On pillar and heavy iron base. Critical focusser. From lot bought by Kodak-Pathe; owned by Lize, 30 Rue Blondel, Paris