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Ernemann folding bellows camera
Ernemann folding bellows camera for plates or sheet film, size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type. Manual focusing. Fitted with an Ernemann double objective F.8 140mm f.1 lens mounted in a Ernemann ever set 3-speed shutter 25sec to 1/100 B. & T. With brilliant waist-level finder attached to front standard. Made of wood and metal covered ib black leather. c.1920
Heag XV plate camera
Self erecting folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. No lens or shutter. Rising front, with ratcher setting. Lever focusing, ground glass screen. No H372390. Ernemann.
Ernemann Folding Plate Camera
Ernemann 9 x 12 cm plate camera, made in Dresden. Metal folding plate camera, for 9 x 12 cm plates. Ernemann Detective Aplanat lens No. 1, F:140mm, f6.8-36, No. 355340 Ernemann shutter, everset 25/50/100/B/T. Cable release. Rack and pinion focussing; double extension - calibration for half lens use. Rotating brilliant reflecting finder and spirit level. Ground glass screen in erecting hood. (M 4534)
Eclipse plate camera
Eclipse plate camera, made by J. F. Shew & Co. London. Collapsing A form, wooden camera for RR lens, rotating aperture plate f/8,11,16,32. Rotary shutter T/I. Helical screw and lever focusing inf.- 1 1/2 yards. Shew removable , reflecting finder. 1 double wooden bookform darkslide. No focusing screen. (M477)
Challenge folding bellows camera
Challenge folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" plates or cutfilm. Fitted with Taylor Taylor Hobson Symmetrical F.7.7 5" lens mounted in a Bausch & Lomb pneumatic diaphragm shutter with speeds 1sec - 1/100 B. & T. With back ground glass and brilliant waist-level viewfinder. Made of wood with black leather cover and mahogany drop-front with brass fittings and nickel plated shutter. J Lizars, c.1895.
The Challenge folding bellows hand camera
The Challenge folding bellows hand camera for plates or sheet film 3 1/4" x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type. Double extension with red tapered bellows and rising front movement. Rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with Aldis Anastigmat F.6 4 3/4" f.1 lens mounted in a Bausch & Lomb pneumatic shutter with speeds 1sec to 1/100 B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder attached to baseboard. Made of wood with brass fittings. lIZARS, C.1910
Goerz CDV Tenax Camera
Collapsing camera for 9 x 6.5 cm plates. Fitted with a Goerz anastigmat Dagor lens F: 90mm f/6.8-32 No.334377. 3 blade compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen. Wheel focusing on body No. 67409. Covered in bottle green leather with matching filmpack adaptor. C.P. Goerz sold by the London Stereoscopic company limited.
Vest pocket tenax camera
Collapsing klapp camera for 4.5 x 6 cm plates. Fitted with a Goerx Dopp. Anastigmat celor lens 1B F: 75mm f/4.5-32 No.320035. £ blade shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Folding optical frame finder. Screw focusing working on back of erecting struts. Ground glass focusing hood. No.56554. C.P. Goerz.
No 5 series D Eastman plate camera
Folding camera for 7 x 5 inch plates, no lens or shutter, rack and pinion focusing with double extension, sliding rising and cross front, brilliant rotating reflecting finder on base board, vertical and horizontal swing back and reversible back. Eastman Kodak, c.1901.
Premoette Junior No 1A camera
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch film packs. Fitted with an achromatic lens, iris diaphragm numbers 1-4, ball bearing shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder, focusing by two slot location of lens panel. No 1319. Eastman Kodak.
No 3 Folding Kodet Kodak camera
Box folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with an achromatic lens, rotating plate with three apertures, US 8/16/32. Built in Kodet shutter, T/I slow-fast adjustment, rotating reflecting finder, sliding focusing, storage compartment behind screen for three plate holders, or roll holders. Back panel is missing. Eastman Kodak. 1894-1897.
premoette junior camera
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 inch film pack. Fitted with an achromatic lens, iris diaphragm numbers 1-4. Ball bearing shutter 25/50/B/T. Focusing by two locating lots for front panel. Collapsing optical frame finder. No 9724. Eastman Kodak.
Eastman Plate Camera No 4 Series C
Eastman Kodak Co. Folding camera for 4" x 5" plates. Bausch and Lomb rapid rectilinear lens, U.S. 4 - 128, Unicum shutter, 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T with pneumatic release valve, sliding rising and cross front, rack and pinion focusing with extra extension, brilliant reflecting rotating finder on base board, spirit level, swing back both directions, reversable bacl, no 792. Overall (deployed): 165 mm x 152 mm x 220 mm.
Kodak view camera model B
Plate camera for 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Rack and pinion focusing on front and rear panels. Screw-on bed for double extension. Sliding and rising front, swing front. Screw swing back both movements. Reversible back. Of brass and mahogany construction. Kodak Limited.
Ray No 3 Plate Camera
Ray No. 3 plate camera, made by Mutschler, Robertson and Co.. Folding plate camera for 5 x 4 " plates. Baush and Lomb RR lens. US 4-64 in Kodak ball bearing shutter, 25/50/100/B/T NOT ORIGINAL. Sliding rising and cross front. Rack and pinion focusing to 18". Rotating reflecting finder on baseboard. Vertical and horizontal swing back.
Cycle Poco Camera No 3
Cycle Poco camera No. 3, made by Rochester Camera and Supply Co. Wooden folding bellows camera for 5 x 4" plates. Rapid rectilinear lens, F:6 1/2", f8-128. Unicum shutter 1/2/5/25/100/B/T. sliding rising front; sliding focusing 100-6'. Reflecting finder on baseboard contains ball bearing for level. (M1404)
Goerz folding bellows camera
Goerz folding bellows camera for rollfilm No.120 3 1/4" x 3 1/4". Drop-front pull-out type. Focusing 3ft-inf. Fitted with Symmetrical Doublet F.11 4" lens mounted in a Pronto everset type shutter, speeds 1/25 - 1/100sec B. & T. With brilliant optical waist-level viewfinder fitted to front standard. Metal construction with leather cover. Goerz c.1912
Pony Premo C camera
Pony Premo C camera, made by the Rochester Optical and Camera Co. NY. Wooden folding plate camera for 5 x 7 plates. Bausch and Lomb Rapid Rectilinear lens f8-358; ROCCo shutter - 2 blade 1/2/5/25/100/B/T. 2 cylinder pneumatic shutter. Sliding rising front, sliding focussing. Rotating brilliant reflecting finder. No. 171101. (M4680)
Folding hand plate camera
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches plates. Fitted with an extra rapid aplanat lens f/8-44. Everset shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Screw rising front, sliding cross front. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level. Rack and pinion focusing. Added folding optical frame finder.
Folding Quarter-Plate Camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Three interchangeable lens sets: Voigtlander Collinear III F:12c, f/6.8-32 No.82740. Fitted with a Busch Bis-Telar lens No.2 F:9 inches f/9-32 No.35242 with spacer and a wider angle lens F:7cm f/11-45 all in fitted case by Benetfink & Company with large flange key. Automat shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T, Iris calibrated for all three lenses. Screw and lever rising front, rack and pinion focusing. Sliding cross front. Focusing scales for wide-angle and standard lens, latter adjustable for plates or Houghtons envelope back fitted with integral screen and hood with a separate screen. No makers name but sold by Benetfink & Company. Comes with a plate holder.
magazine box plate camera
S L Thistle monogram magazine box plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Doublet lens f/12-48 rotating plate with lenses infinity 18/10/4/ T/I shutter, adjustable S-R. Two hooded reflecting finders lever operated rocking frame, falling plate mechanism, exposure counter to 12.
Box stereo plate camera
Box bellows camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plate. Takes two at a time. Fitted with two meniscus lenses, rotating plates with three apertures, T/I shutter of three speeds, unmarked. Rack and pinion focusing. Brilliant reflecting viewfinder. There are 13 metal sheaths in the back but no apparent provision for changing. Perhaps darkroom loaded. Made of black stained wood. Probably home made.
Phönix Hand Plate Camera
Phonix hand plate camera. Folding camera for plates 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Gilt metal - Laack Doppel Anastigmat Dialytar lens F:135mm f/4.5-25 No 133446. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing; screw rising and cross front. Refelcting viewfinder missing (replaced by substitute August 1979).
Magazine box plate camera
Box magazine camera for 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch plates. Single lens, rotating aperture plates f/8/11/16/32. Two close up lenses on rotating plate 4' and 8' T/I shutter. Two reflecting finders, falling plate changing mechanism, automatic counter to 24, sliding knob operated.
Quarter-Plate Hand Camera
Folding camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Originally fitted with an Amar anastigmat lens F:135mm, no.40653. Vario shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing (knob missing). Screw rising, sliding cross front. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder. Ground glass focusing screen with folding hood.
Quarter-plate camera. Zeiss Tessar lens, 12cm, f6.3, No 351491. Kollos shutter (pneumatic delay). In case with 5 metal darkslides.
magazine box plate camera
Magazine box plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens, rotating aperture plate, f/8/11/16/22. Adjustable shutter 25/50/90/T 3 screw on supplementary lenses, 9 feet, 6 feet and 3 feet in holders behind huge front panel with socket for ISO screen. Fall type plate holder knob operated with 6 metal plates and exposure counter. British.
Magazine plate camera
Magazine box camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Beck symmetrical lens f/8-45. With a Bausch and Lomb Unicum shutter /2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Lens carried on panel within camera. Shutter cocked by cord to outside. Rack and pinion focsing. Small bellows connecting lens panel to camera body interior. Front door with lens cover stamped Rd.389460. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Falling plate mechanism, plates arranged horizontally in 12 metal sheaths. Operated by sliding knob. Plate counter. Sheaths marked Rd.353727. Sold by John Pigott Limited. 118 Cheapside and Milk Street, London.
Stereoscopic Company rollfilm plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1/2 rollfilm camera or plates 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Extra rapid aplanat lens no.0 f/8-44. Two blade shutter (Unicum type) 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Sliding rising front. Sliding focusing with two scales for plates and films. Brilliant reflecting finder in base board. With ground glass screen in plate back. No 61466. London Stereoscopic Company.
Sinclair & Co Uno Cameo
Sinclair & Co Uno Cameo with single bellows extension for plates or sheetfilm 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Pull down front with moving front standard. Focusing scale on right of the base. Fitted with a Zeiss Double Amatar F.6.8 15cm lens in a pneumatic compound shutter, speeds 1-1/250 B. & T. c.1912
Sanger Sheppard Type One-Exposure Tri-Colour Camera
Sangar Sheppard type one-exposure tri-colour camera, 1902, with side panel and two dark slide sheaths.
KLITO folding bellows camera
KLITO folding bellows camera for negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4". Drop-front pull-out standard with rising front movement. Fitted with a Meniscus lens and rotating diaphragm with 4 apertures, 12, 17, 24,34 in a 2 -position shutter, inst. and T. operated by a lever in front of lens. Ground-glass screen. All wood construction covered in black leather. Houghton's, c.1900
Nydia camera. Collapsing camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Fitted with a Zeiss ProtarlEnse F:240mm f/6.3-45 No 47534. N & G 2 blade shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/100/T. Lever focusing by scale. Combination of swing front and back gives rising front. Detachable reflecting finder can be fitted for horizontal or vertical pictures. Hinged spirit level on back. Bagtype plate changer for holding 12 sheaths. Lever device with automatic plate counter ejects plates into bag. 513. Spare body with torn bag. Manufactured by Newman & Guardia, London.
Watson 10 x 8 plate camera
Watson 10 x 8 inch camera. Folding stand camera for 10 x 8 inch plates. Fitted with a Watson rapid rectilinear lens f/8-64, Serial No 2580 in aluminum mount. Sliding rising front, swing front and back. Reversible back with ground glass focusing screen. Built in tripod turntable. No.7907. Manufactured by W Watson & Sons, 313 High Holborn, London.
Dallmeyer plate camera
Dallmeyer plate camera. Box/bellows form camera for 3 1/4" x 4 1/4" plates. Dallmeyer Series 2 No. 2 stigmatic lens No. 64855 in Goerz diaphragm shutter opening f6-45. 2/3/5/10/75/100/150. Sliding rising and cross front. Focal plane shutter fitted; adjustable. Rack and pinion focussing working on rear. Fitted with Adams changing box for plates; with 24 metal cutfilm holders. Two reflecting brilliant finders; two spirit levels.
Klimax folding bellows camera, c 1922
Klimax folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 1/4" plates or cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out type. Double extension. Focusing by rack and pinion. Fitted with Aldis Uno Anastigmat F.7.7 lens mounted in an Ensign Lukos III pneumatic everset shutter with speeds 1sec-1/100 B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder, ground glass back and optical direct vision viewfinder. Made of wood and metal with black leather cover.
The '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 Beck Double Aplanat F.7.7 6" f.1 lens mounted in a Bausch & Lomb Unicum shutter, speeds 1sec - 1/100 B. & T. Made of French polished mahogany with black leather cover and brass fittings and red leather bellows. George Houghton and Sons, c.1904
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera Patent No. 4102. for single dry plates, negative size 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Lens panel supported by two wooden braces. Fitted with a focusing COOKE Series III F.6.5 5.7" lens mounted in a pneumatic compound shutter, with speeds 1 1/100 sec B. & T. Fitted in a helical mount. J F Shew c.1908
Minimum cameo collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera
Minimum cameo collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera for negatives 4 3/4 x 6 1/2. Rack and pinion focusing which operates focusing and double extension. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder with spirit level. With back ground-glass screen. Lens panel has rising front and cross front movement. Fitted with a Rapid Rectilinear F.8 approx 7.5" f.1 mounted in a pneumatic shutter called automatic with speeds 1 -1/100sec B. & T. Made of wood and aluminium covered in black leather. Butcehr, c.1920.
Zodel Regular camera
Wallace Heaton, London. Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2" plates; Zodellar Anastigmatic lens F:105mm f/3.8; rimset Compur shutter 1-1/250 sec. delayed action; reflecting finder; wire frame finder missing; optical frame finder added; rack and pinion focusing; double extension; screw rising front; in leather case with 4 single metal darkslides.
Cameo camera. Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2" plates. Velos Anastigmat lens Series V, f/7.7-45, No 121369; Lukos II shutter, 25/50/100/T/B. Cable release. Brilliant refelcting rotating finder. Screw rising, sliding cross, front. Sliding focusing. With filmpack adaptor back.
Marion's metal miniature camera
Marion's metal miniature camera, c. 1887. Nickel plated brass camera for 2 x 2 inch plates. Fitted with a double rapid rectilinear type lens, fixed aperture, simple drop shutter. Sliding focusing. Ground glass screen, removable to take single metal slides.
Linhof Techinal standard press folding bellows camera
Linhof Techinal standard press folding bellows camera 5 x4 but fitted with 1/4 plate back. With double extension bellows, coupled rangefinder and interchangeable lenses. Each lens mounted on own lens panel. Base board can be placed at 90 adn 135. Front standard has rising front movement. Fitted with a Schneider Press Xenar F.4.7 127mm with Synchro Compur shutter with speeds 1sec - 1/500 and B. synchronisation lever has 2 settings, M for flashbulb and X for electronic flash. c. 1950
Folding camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 15cm f/4.5-36 No.464670. Wheel set compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/150/B/T. Rack and pinion rising front, screw cross front, drop front, swing front. Triple extension on subsidiary runners. Rack and pinion (Helical cut) focusing. Vertical swing back, revolving back with round glass screen. Double spirit level on baseboard. Lenses on removable panel with two spare panels. Wire frame finder missing. Linhof, c.1928
Klein Tricolour camera
Klein Tricolour camera manufactured by Bellingham and Stanley Ltd., 1936-1937, with wooden box, plus cardboard glass plate box containing six separation negatives (two sets).
Scovill Detective camera for 4x5 inch plates
Scovill Detective camera for 4x5 inch plates, fitted with R and J Beck rectilinear 7 inch lens Serial No 2448. With lens cap, set of Waterhouse stops and one double dark slide. Manufactured by Scovill Manufacturing Co., USA, 1887. Overall (closed): 245 mm x 152 mm x 277 mm.
Dallmeyer speed camera
Dallmeyer speed camera of British manufacture with British Patent 8721-2 and American Patent 1088492 Rg. No. 604414. Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Dallmeyer Pentac lens F: 4 1/4 inches f/2.9-16 no. 107334. Focal plane shutter 8/16/32/64/125/250/500/1000/B/T. Lever focusing, sliding rising front. Wire frame finder No DS 183.
'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.