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Xit 2A camera
Collapsing side panel strur camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" plates. Busch Detective Aplant No 2 lens F:5" f/6-64. Shew Pneumatic shutter (=Unicum) by Bausch & Lomb. 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Helical focusing mount. Ground glass focusing screen. Detachable brilliant reflecting finder. Front slides up for rising front. With one blockform double darkslide, lens cap and cable release.
Goerx Tenax camera
Folding hand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Goerx Dopp Anastigmat series III Dagor F:120xx f/6.88-45 No.289778. Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Rack and pinion rising front, sliding cross front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level. C.P. Goerz.
Hilger One-Shot Colour Camera
Hilger one-shot colour camera. Camera for 1/2 plates; lens missing; mirror beam splitting; circular mirror, annular mirror for left and right beams, light passing mirrors reaches plate at rear. Filters held in frames in front of plates (2 or 3 missing). Lever focuses all three plates simultaneously.
Thornton Pickard Imperial Pocket camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a simple lens f/11-45. Bausch and Lomb shutter I/B/T. Rotating reflecting finder. Screw rising, sliding cross front. Sliding focusing. Ground glass focusing screen. Thornton Pickard.
Folding bellows hand camera
Folding bellows hand camera for plates or sheet film, negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type with rack and pinion focusing, double extensions and rising front and side movement. Lens interchangeable but fitted with a R. J. Beck Ltd Isostigmar F.5.8 4, 75 inch f.1 lens in a Bausch & Lomb pneumatic shutter speeds 1sec to 1/100 sec B. & &T. Made of wood and metal with black leather cover. Base of polished mahogany with red leather bellows. c.1910
Sanderson Plate Camera
Sanderson plate camera. Stand plate camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. No lens or lens panel, sliding rising front, swing front, rack and pinion focusing, on front and rear panels, double extension bellows. Double swing back, swing out focusing screen, tripod turn table in base. Pendulum level. In lined and fitted carrying case with eleven book form wooden double dark slides.
Scoville Detective Camera
Scoville 'Waterbury' detective camera. Box camera for 5 x 4 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens with two circular stops f/15 and f/20. Rotary shutter with adjustable tension. Level focusing. Single reflecting finder, focusing screen in spring back storage space underneath room for double darkslide. Patented Oct. 16 1888. c.1889. Manufactured by Scoville Mfg. Co., USA. Overall: 190 mm x 192 mm x 186 mm.
No 3 Zenith box camera model B
No. 3 Zenith camera model B, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Box camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a single lens, sliding plate with three aperture, rotary shutter T/I, rack and pinion focusing, two reflecting finders, ground glass focusing screen, compartment for plate holder. With one wooden double plate holder. Overall: 170 mm x 120 mm x 240 mm.
box plate camera
Box plate camera with a simple lens and sliding plate with three apertures rotary shutter. With two reflecting viewfinders, three double plate holders for 9 x 12 cm plates. With two holders stored behind the focal plane.
magazine box plate camera
Box camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a simple lens with a rotating plate with four apertures on camera front, f/11, 16, 22, 32. T/I shutter. Rotating plate with two close up lenses for 8' and 4'. Falling plate changing mechanism with four metal plateholders and two reflecting finders. No exposure counter.
Folding plate camera
Folding plate camera, no makers name. Metal folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 plates; Rodenstock extra rapid aplanat lens F105mm, f7.7-36. C.A.G compound shutter (faulty). Ibso 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T, everset 3 blades. Rack and pinion focusing; some bellows extension for close-ups. Rotating brilliant finder with spirit level. Screw rising front, sliding cross front. 3 single metal darkslides, 2 marked Klito.
Folding plate camera
Folding plate camera, no makers name. Mahogany stand camera for 3 1/4 4 x 1/4" plates. Single lens, fixed aperture. Fixed front panel, rear panel sliding for focusing. Hinged baseplate locked by sliding strip. (M3677)
Magazine plate camera
French magazine plate camera, with no makers name. Box-form plate camera, carrying 12 plate holders, each dropped to the bottom of camera by turning key on the side of the camera. Automatic counter, bearing on back of the last plateholder. Sliding lens, f.16-45; T/I shutter, calibrated 1-6. Two brilliant reflecting finders; built in circular spirit levels.
folding plate camera
Folding camera for 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Derogy anstigmat symmetrique lens F: 132mm f/6.6-32, No.60404. Compur shutter (marked Contessa Nettel) 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. (lens and shutter probably not original). Rack and pinion focusing. Near double extension. Screw and lever rising front sliding cross front. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level. Small clamping nutes on side strut baseplates. Ground glass focusing screen. NO.224347.
Focal plane shutter hand camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. No lens fitted. 37mm diameter flange. Fabric focal plane shutter, single slit. 4 tensions under baseboard. Sliding rising and cross front. Swing front. Folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen. With three brass framed blockform darkslieds and spare lens panel. No maker possible continental.
Victoria Magazine Plate Camera
Victoria magazine plate camera. Manufactured in Germany for the International Camera Supply Co., London. Boxform magazine plate changing camera for 4 1/4 x 3 1/4" plates. Simple lens; three fixed apertures in swinging plate. T/I shutter. 2 brilliant reflecting viewfinders. Spring actuated falling plate mechanism for 12 plates. Automatic dial counter. With three plate holders.
Zek plate camera
Zek plate camera. Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Schneider, Kreuznach Isconar doppel anastigmat lens F:10.5cm f6.3-45. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. No ground glass screen.
Zeiss Ikon 'Miroflex' quarter plate folding reflex camera (d
Zeiss Ikon 'Miroflex' quarter plate folding reflex camera (dismantled and incomplete), c.1926.
Koixit plate camera
Shew & Co, London. Koixit plate camera, ground glass screen. Collapsing A-type camera for quarter plates, 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches. Ross Homocentric lens F:6" f/5.6 -22, Serial Number 71729. Optional plate back rapid rectilinear lens, f/8 - 64. Ibso three blade shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Lever focusing to ten feet, sliding rising front - added collapsing optical frame finder; ground glass screen in case with two wooden double darkslides and film pack adaptor.
Videx Reflex Plate camera
Videx Reflex Plate camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 plates. Fitted with a C.P. Goerz anastigmat type B series IC NO.3 lens F.210mm f/6.3 - 62, rack and pinion rising front and rack and pinion focusing double extension. With built in tray for filters and lenses. Focal plane shutter with 8/16/32/50/100/250/500/1000/T. With ground glass, ruled focusing screen with collapsing hood and spirit level. No darkslides. Adams & Co. Overall (deployed): 420 mm x 210 mm x 380 mm.
Sanderson folding bellows camera
The 'Sanderson' folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm size 3 1/4" x 4 1/4". Rack and pinion focusing. More than double extensions. With waist-level viewfinder and ground glass back. has an interchangeable lens panel fitted with a Ensign Anastigmat Series VIIN NO. 0 mounted in an Ensign Sector shutter, speeds 1sec - 1/100 B. & T. Made of French polished mahogany with black leather cover and brass fittings and red leather bellows. c.1905
Soho Precision camera outfit
All metal folding hand camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Dallmeyer Stigmatic lens series II F: 10cm f/6-45 Np.1a. Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Rack and pinion rising front, sliding cross front. Swing and drop screen. Folding wire frame finder. Double spirit level. With alternative lens panel fitted with a /ross Homocentric lens F: 4 inches f/6.3-32 in Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Dallmeyer telephoto attachment, No.77016. Rack and pinion focusing sliding adjustment for focal length. Folding square lens hood RM Remploy and rollex rollfilm adaptor. Soho Limited. c.1932
Newman and Guardia special B magazine plate camera
Newman and Guardia Special B magazine camera. Box/ bellows form magazine plate camera. Astigmatlinse F: 224mm. No. 25055. Convertible: f. 6.3 - 45 or f. 9 - 45. Iris clickstop, lever setting. Shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/100. Rack and pinsion focussing - double extension for converted lens. Reflecting finders with frame indicates converted lens ouc two spirit levels. Ground glass screen. N and G plare changing box with 12 metal sheaths (most with plates). with yellow filter. No. SB 693.
Miniature plate camera, c 1880
Miniature plate camera for 1/8 plates. Manufactured by G Hare for Wratten and Wainwright, 38 Great Queen Street, London. Miniature stand camera for 2 x 2 1/2 inch plates. Square bellows and a fixed front panel, sliding rear panel. hinged ground glass screen. Petzval type portrait lens, F:8cm f.4.5. Rack and pinion focusing, rack missing. Fixed aperture. Brass and mahogany construction. c.1880
Hare plate camera
Hare plate camera, made by George Hare. Folding stand camera for 3 3/4 x 4 3/4" plates. Sliding rising front; rack and pinion focus acting on rear. With Dallmeyer lens No. 21859 (June 11, 1867, US patent). F.5". Rotating stop disc with 5 apertures, circa
The Sanderson camera
Folding camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Beck and Steinheil Unofocal patent lens, series I No. 5. F;7.2 inches f/6-64 No. 13496 on circular lens panel. With a Bausch and Lomb shutter, Unicum?, 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Rising front, rack and pinion of lens panel, sliding front panel. Vertical swing front, Sanderson patent movements. Reversible back with swing out ground glass, pendulum level. No.14975.
Ensign folding bellows camera, c 1920
Ensign folding bellows camera for plates and cutfilm negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Wood and metal construction covered in black leather. Fitted with a DAllmeyer No.2 series XV Serrac F.4.5 135mm lens in an ACME pre-set shutter 1sec - 1/100 B. & T made by Ilex Optical Co. Houghton c.1920
Newman and Guardia Sibyl camera
Newman and Guardia Sibyl camera, a folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Taylor, Taylor and Hobson Cooke lens Series III F: 4.4 inches, f/6.5-45. No. 18706. Between lens shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/100. Cocking lever marked 0 and +. Sliding rising front. Lever focusing with two extension positions marked 1 and 2. Optical frame finder on front panel only. Ground glass focusing screen.
Metal folding hand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 13.5cm f/6.3-50 No. 400668. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Rack and pinon focusing, double extension. Drop baseboard. Swing front. Screw cross and rack and pinion rising front. Back carried on four supports permitting extra extension and swin in all directions. Ground glass focusing screen. Wire frame finder missing. Back sight parallax adjustable. Double level and circular level. No. 19954. Linhof.
drop-front bellows plate camera
Hand or stand camera with brass fittings made to Billcliffe method of swing back. Wray 3" Platystigmat lens, one dark slide. Mahogany wood. The smallest size of hand/stand camera made by Billcliffe. considered by him to be a 'Miniature'.
'Le Photosphère' plate camera, c 1890
Metal bell plate camera - Le Photosphère. Manufactured by Compagnie Française de Photographie, 7 Rue de Solferino, Paris. Takes 9 x 12 cm plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens, of fixed aperture, helical screw focusing with a shutter perforated hemisphere with a rotating bell inside. T/I, adjustable tension. With a removable reflecting view finder. 2 fitting positions. Patented in France and abroad, No 747. Overall: 125 mm x 175 mm x 154 mm.
Murer plate camera
Collapsing camera for 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 inch plates. Fitted with a Murer anastigmat lens F:70mm f/5.5-25 with helical focusing mount. Fabric focal plane, optical frame finder and ground glass screen fitted. No.3358.
Glunz model 60/I plate camera
Folding camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Fitted with a Busch Tiarnar Anastigmat lens F:15cm f/4.5-36 No.267107. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/150/B/T. Screw rising and cross front, rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Reflecting viewfinder missing. Ground glass focusing screen with folding hood.
Folding bellows hand or stand camera
Two double dark slides for a folding bellows hand or stand camera. c.1906
Junior Imperial number 9 camera
Bellows Plate, Junior Imperial Number 9 Camera. 4x5 plate camera. RR lens, Wollensack TBL shutter. Rising front by click stops. Hinged reflecting finder.
V.P. Sprite Camera
V. P. Sprite collapsing camera for 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens, rotating plate with three apertures f/8, 11, 22. With two blade shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Optical frame finder, front component incorporating lens cap. Focusing screen, glass missing.
V.P. Sprite camera
Collapsing camera for 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens, rotating plate with three apertures f/8, 11, 22. With two blade shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Optical frame finder, front component incorporating lens cap. Focusing screen, glass missing.
Whole-plate Collapsible Field Camera
Whole-plate collapsible field camera, made entirely of wood, with one slide (no lens), by Ottewill; with "Carte de Visite" lens presented by Tear 15/7/30, 1853.
Ottewill Whole-plate collapsible field camera
Whole-plate collapsible field camera, made entirely of wood, with one slide (no lens), by Ottewill; with 'Carte de Visite' lens by 'Squire & Co, late Shepherd Market, King Wm St 42, London Bridge'; lens no 7199. Presented by Tear 15 July 1930, 1853. With separate focussing screen (inserted into camera).
Contessa Nettel bellows camera
Contessa Nettel bellows camera for plates or cutfilm 2 1/4 x 15/8. Lazy tong type. Fitted with a Mayer Goerz Double Anastigmat F.63 75,, f.1 mounted in a Pronto shutter with 3-speeds 1/25, 1/100 B. & T. With wire frame finder. Metal covered in black leather. 1925
Contessa-Nettel folding camera
Contessa-Nettel quarterplate folding camera; sliding rising front; Nettar-anastigmat F:12.5cm, 6.3-60 No.209436; Derval shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Cable release socket reflex brilliant finder.
Voigtlander Avus camera
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches plates. Fitted with a Voigtlander Skopar anastigmat lens F: 10.5cm f/4.5-25 No.315312. Embeset shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Screw rising front, sliding cross front. Brilliant rotating reflecting finder with level. Folding wire frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen. NO.40392. Voigtlander. c.1927
'The International' folding bellows tailboard field or stand camera
'The International' folding bellows tailboard field or stand camera. With one sliding panel. The 'Rectigraph' lens is a Rapid Rectilinear approx 12" focal length, aperture F.8. Iris diaphragm was added later. Originally fitted with Waterhouse stops. Lancaster. c. 1885
'The Instantograph' folding bellows field or stand camera
'The Instantograph' folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 4 1/4". Has double extension, square leather bellows, double swing back, reversing back, rising front and rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with a Lancaster & Son 'Wide Angle Rectigraph' lens. Of mahogany with brass fittings. Lancaster, c.1889
Lancaster 1896 Instantograph camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Lens missing. 41mm ID flange. Rack and pinion focusing. Double extension. Sliding rising front. Swing back. Reversible back with Lancaster patent swing out ground glass screen. J Lancaster and son.
Goerz Anschutz collapsible strut camera
Goerz Anschutz collapsible strut camera for negatives 1/4 plate size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". With focal plane shutter. Fitted with a Goerz Dagor F.6.8 150mm lens. c.1912
Folmer and Schwing Banquet camera
Folding camera for 20x12" plates. Kodak Anastigmat lens F:14" f/5.6 No TT286008; calibrated rising front; rack focusing on front and back; bed. Large vertical swing on front. Sprung focusing screen; pendulum level. Horizontal swing back. In case with two blockforce double darkslides.
Ica rollfilm plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1/2 inch wide rollfilm or plates 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. C.P. Goerz Doppel Anastigmat lens series III Dagor F: 135mm f.6.8-44. No 272729. Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Three blades and cocking lever. Lever operated gear rising front, geared cross front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension, focusing scale calibrated for plates, film and rear lens component only. Brilliant reflecting finder and spirit level. No 5708. ICA
ICA Model N aero camera
For 18x12cm plates in rapid changer. Voigtlander Heliar lens F:24cm f/4.5 No 143941. Zeiss red filter in pivoted mount; fabric focal plane shutter. Large folding frame finder, ball front-sight. No FKI 1522.
ICA Vitrix camera
Folding camera for 4.5x6cm plates; ICA-Meyer Novar Anastigmatic lens F:7.5cm f/6.8 no. 436157; Wheelset Compur-type shutter, everset, 1/2-1-1/100 sec; brilliant reflecting finder; lever focussing; in original box with 4 single metal darkslides and filmpack adaptor; no. G 20262.