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Mayfield's pocket camera
Mayfield pocket camera. Folding hand camera in polished ebonite for plates 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. f/8-64 lens, RR type. Rotary shutter with speed adjustment. Ground glass focusing screen. c. 1888. Manufactured by Mayfield, Cobb and Co., Ltd., 41-35 Victoria Street, London. With fitting for flash.
quarter plate camera
Folding metal quarter plate camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Dallmeyer No 1 Series IV Stigmatic lens F: 4 3/4 inches f/6.3-32. Ibos shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Rack and pinion rising front, sliding cross front, rack and pinion focusing, double extension bellows, calibration for rear lens only, brilliant reflecting rotating finder with hood, added optical frame finder, ground glass focusing screen with collapsing hood Serial No 48576, lens Serial no 74795. Westminster Photographic Exchange.
Ensign Klito folding bellows camera, c 1914
Klito folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 ". Drop-front pull-out type. Fitted with a Plutar Extra Rapid Aplanat Series III F.8 5" lens mounted in an Ensign sector II shutter, speeds 1sec - 1/100 B. & T. Waist level viewfinder. Made of wood and metal with black leather covering. Houghton c.1914
The Pullman Detective Camera
The Pullman camera. Bellows camera in leather box, detective style, for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates. Rapid rectilinear lens f/8-64. Benetfink supplied Thornton Pickard Time & Inst shutter 15/30/45/75/90/T behind lens, Reg No 211201. With leather lens cap. Sliding rising front. Rack and pinion focusing using removable key stored inside case. Reflecting viewfinder missing from baseboard. Vertical swing back, ground glass screen. Manufactured by J Levi & Co London. Retailed by Benet..., Cheapside, London.
Gandolfi Field Camera
Gandolfi 12 x 10 field camera. Cooke Series V, Anastigmat lens, 16 inch, f/8, Serial No 74381. About 1930. With four double dark slides; six whole plate adaptors; one quarter plate adaptor; one roller blind shutter; five lens panels; Ross Anastigmat, wide angle lens, f6.5; Taylor Hobson wide angle lens, Series VII B, Serial No 125423.
Sanderson Folding Half Plate Camera
Folding stand camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. No lens or lens panel. Sliding and rising front, with two adjustments. Sanderson's patent Universal Swing Front and back. Rack and pinion focusing, with double extension. Pendulum level. Ground glass screen and tripod head are missing.
Ihagee Paff Plate Camera
Ihagee, Dresden. Single lens refelx box camera for 6x9cm plates. Simple lens; sliding plate with three apertures. T/I, exposure made by mirror rising to set off guillotine shutter. Fixed focus. With film pack back.
V.P. sprite camera
Collapsing A-form camera for 1 3/4 x 2 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens rotating plate with three apertures 8/11/22. Shutter 25/50/100/T/B. Optical frame finder, front element sliding lens cap. Hooded ground glass focusing screen.
Miniature folding plate camera
Miniature folding plate camera, no makers name. Vest pocket "Sprite " camera. Folding camera for a 4 x 6 plates. F8, 11, 22 stops by swings plate. Shutter 25/50/100/TB Optical frame finder (glass cracked) Ground glass screen.
Stamp camera. Box camera with 9 small lens in 3x3 rows; detachable internal divided with 'perforation' edged mask for 9 pictures approx 24x30mm on .25 plate.
Lloyd rollfilm plate camera
Folding camera for 5 inch wide roll film 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 inch. Optional plate back rapid rectilinear lens f/8-64. Bausch and Lomb Unicum shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B with pneumatic release valve. Sliding, rising and cross front, rising movement locked by spiral floating on supporting pillars. Rack and pinion focusing, scale calibrated for films and plates. With brilliant reflecting finder.
Le Vricour plate camera
Collapsing camera for 6 x 4.2cm plates. Fitted with a single lens, Objectif Periscopique. Fixed aperture and focus, astra no.2 shutter, I/B. Optical frame finder. No rear sight. E.V.C., Paris and Lyon.
Mikut colour camera
Lazy tong strut collapsing camera for 15x5cm approx. plates. Coupled coincidence rengefinder working on struts. Oskar Mikut, Dresden Mikutar lens F:130mm, apperture calibrated 126.96.36.199. No 1162, Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T, delayed action. Mirrored beam splitting system behind lens gives three pictures side by side. Sprung hinged filter holders 4.5cm square in front of focal plane, Direct optical finder with folding back sight. Focusing Screen.
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
Folding bellows camera for plates or cut film
Folding bellows camera for plates or cut film negative size 2 1/2 x 3 1/2". Has double extension and rising front. Cross movement and rack and pinion focusing. Fitted with Jack Rathenow Anastigmat F.3.9 135mm f.1 mounted in a dial set Compur shutter, with speeds 1sec 1/200 sec B. & T. Metal frame finer mounted with a brilliant waist-level viewfinder attached to front standard. Metal construction. c.1923
ICA minimum palmos collapsible bellows strut camera
ICA minimum palmos collapsible bellows strut camera for plates or cutfilm VPK size 1 5/8 x 2 1/12". Fitted with Carl Zeiss Tessar F.2.7 80mm lens mounted in a helical focusing mount. With self capping focal plane shutter with spring tension giving 15 speeds, 1 50 1/1000 and T. All metal constuction covered with black leather, c.1922
No 4 Zenith box camera model of 1899
No 4 Zenith camera model of 1899, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company. Box camera for 5 x 4" plates. Achromatic lens, rotating plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, rack and pinion focusing, two reflecting finders, ground glass focusing screen (glass missing). No 4425. With one double dark slide. Overall: 160 mm x 140 mm x 280 mm.
Eastman series A plate camera
Folding camera for 3 1.4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens, sliding plate with three apertures, automatic shutter, separate releases for T/I. Rotating reflecting finder on base board, sliding focusing, ground glass focusing screen in spring back. Eastman Kodak.
'The Challenge' a collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera
'The Challenge' a collapsible folding bellows hand or stand camera for negatives 5 x 4". With rack and pinion focusing. With brilliant optcial waist-level viewfinder with a rotating mask. Fitted with a Taylor T. Hobson Rapid Rectilinear lens F.8 approx, 5", f.1 mounted in a Bausch & lomb pneumatic shutter, speeds 1 1/100 sec B. & T. Has wooden lid to protect back ground-glass screen. Of mahogany with brass fittings.J, Lizars, c.1902.
Folding Pocket Cyco No 1 Camera
Folding Pocket Cyco No 1 camera, 1901. Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with an achromatic lens, sliding plate with two apertures. T/I shutter. Reflecting finder. When closed, the aluminum bodied camera is flat and very compact. It opens to a roughly triangular shape. Sold by J.J. Griffin and Co.
Collapsible folding bellows field or stand camera
collapsible folding bellows field or stand camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. With double extension bellows with cutt off corners, swing and reversing back, rising and tilting front with rack and pinon focusing. Fitted with a Taylor t. Hobson Cooke Primoplane lens F.6.5 4" f.1 mounted in a Thornton Pichard roller blind shutter with speeds 1/15, 1/90 sec B. Likely to be a Thornton Pickard Imperial. Of mahogany with brass fittings. c.1905
Voigtlander Alpin camera
Folding camera for 10 x 15cm plates. Lens and shutter missing. Rack and pinion rising front, sliding cross front - considerable movement. Rack and pinion focusing. Sliding double extension. Folding optical frame finder. Ground glass focusing screen. Provision for rollable stereo septum (missing).
Voigtlander VAG folding bellows camera
Voigtlander VAG folding bellows camera for plates or cutfilm, size 2 1/2 3 1/2". Drop-front pull-out type. Fitted with a Voigtlander Voigtar F.6.3 105mm f.1 lens mounted in an everset Ibsor shutter with speeds 1sec 1/125sec B. & T. With brilliant waist-level viewfinder and framefinder attached to front standard. All metal constructon with black leather. c.1920
Pony Premo No 4
Folding camera for 5 x 4 inch plates. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens US 8-128, Bausch & Lomb Victor shutter 1/2/5/25/100/B/T with pneumatic release valve. Sliding rising front, sliding focusing, reflecting rotating finder on base board, rotable back with ground glass focusing screen No 90432. Swing back. Rochester Optical Company, 1898-1900.
Ross wetplate folding camera
Ross wetplate folding camera for plates 8 x 4 1/2 inches. Lens missing; provision for stereo, septum missing. Rack and pinion focusing on rear panel; top loading; sprung ground glass holder (glass missing); with single darkslide with reducer for 6 3/4 x 3 1/4 inch plates.
Wunsche Afpi plate camera
Folding hand plate camera for 9x12cm plates. Extra Raid Aplanat lens f/8; compund shutter 1-1/250 sec. Reflecting finder; rack focusing, rising front. Double extension.
Brownie flash 20 camera
Kodak Brownie Flash 20. Plastic body box camera for 620 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Fitted with a simple lens with rotating plate with three apertures Ev 13, 14, 15. Instantaneous shutter linked to windon. Helical focusing with click stops. Direct vision optical finder with framing marks. Built in polished flash reflector for capless flash bulbs battery compartment with capacitor circuit 22 1/2 v battery. No flash bulb fitted. Eastman Kodak. 1959-1962.
9 x 12cm plate camera
9 x 12cm plate camera, folding type. Fitted with a Primar anastigmat lens F: 13.5c, f/6.3-50 No.72665. Vario shutter 25/50/100/B/T. Sliding focusing. Brilliant reflecting finder. Ground glass focusing screen. Cable release. Filmpack adaptor. No maker.
Quarter plate hand camera
Quarte-plate folding hand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with an Extra rapid aplanat lens F:130mm f/7.7 in Kodamatic shutter 2/5/10/25/50/100/200/B/T (not original). Rack and pinion focusing, extra extension. Sliding rising front. Collapsing brilliant rotating reflecting finder. Ground glass focusing screen. No.40986.
A bellows caemra for plates or cutfilm, negative size 9 x 12 cm. Drop-front pull-out standard type, with simple focusing arrangement with manual distance setting. Fitted with an Ernemann Doublet lens F.11 135mm f.1 in an everset 3 speed shutter. With a brilliant waist-level viewfinder atttached to the front standard. Of wood and metal construction covered in black leather. c.1922.
Ernemann Miniature plate camera 'Lilliput'
Collapsible camera for 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inch plates. Measures 6 1/2 x 9 inch x 2 cm. Single lens, fixed aperture and focus, B/I shutter, large frame finder, single metal plate holder. Ernemann, c.1914.
Union plate camera
Union plate camera made by Hugo Sockig and Co., Dresden, Bodenback and Zurich. Wooden folding camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Goerz Dopp Asastigmat lens series 1B Celor F:120mm, f.4.8 - No.173896, 2 blade everset shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/T pneumatic valve releases; Focal plane shutter adjustable to 1/2500 seconds (broken). Sliding rising and cross fronts. Double extension bellows, rack and pinion focussing. Spirit level. (M 4600)
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.
Goerz Tenax plate camera
Folding hand camera for plates 9 x 12cm. Fitted with a Goerz Kalostigmat lens F: 13cm f/6.8-36 No.421500. Ibso shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension, lever worked sliding rising front, cross front. Brilliant reflecting finder with spirit level. Ground glass focusing screen (broken). C.P. Goerz.
Sanderson half-plate camera
Sanderson half-plate camera. Half-plate camera in wood and brass, folding bellows, double extension. Swing back and front, rising front. Lens panels with: 1. Cooke anastigmat lens Series II f4.5 6 inch by TT and H. 2. Thornton-Pickard time shutter with Busch rapid aplanat No.2, f8, 8" lens.
Collapsing camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Goerz Dogmar lens F: 10cm f/4.5-36 No.482083. Three blade shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Focusing by wheel on body, moving struts and camera front. Folding optical frame finder with film pack adaptor. C.P. Goerz. c.1912.
The Wizard folding bellows hand camera
The Wizard folding bellows hand camera for plates or sheetfilm 3 1/4 x 4 1/4. Drop-front pull-out type. Manual focusing. With reflex waist-level viewfinder mounted on baseboard. Lens panel has rising front and fitted with Symmetrical F.8 6" f.1 lens mounted in a pneumatic shutter, speeds 1/5 to 1/100sec B. & T. With red leather bellows and polished mahogany base. Mahattan optical co, c.1900.
Houghton folding plate camera (Cameo?)
Folding camera for 3.25x4.25 inch plates; Busch Anastigmat lens F:5 inch f/6; Unicum shutter 1-1/100; pneumatic release; reflecting finder missing; folding optical frame finder added; sliding rising and cross front; sliding focusing; with 4 single metal darkslides.
Sanderson half-plate camera
Sanderson half-plate camera. Half-plate camera in wood and brass, folding bellows, double extension. Swing back and front, rising front. Lens panels with: 1. Cooke anastigmat lens Series II f4.5 6 inch by Taylor, Taylor and Hobson. 2. Thornton-Pickard time shutter with Busch rapid aplanat No.2, f8, 8" lens. Also includes, 3 wooden double darkslides and a velvet focussing cloth.
Folding metal plate camera
Folding metal plate camera, German, no makers name. Folding metal camera for 9 x 12cm plates. Single lens f12, 20, 40 apertures in rotating quadrant. BTI shutter. Sliding focusing inf.-6'. Focusing screen; simple wire frame finder.
Folding camera for 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F: 10.5cm f/4.5-32 No. 1158642. Rim set compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Delayed action setting. Rotating brilliant reflecting shutter with level. Wire frame finder. Rack and pinion focusing with double extension. Ground glass focusing screen. No.49280. Kamera Werke. c.1930.
Patent Instantograph camera
Patent Instantograph camera by J. Lancaster & Son; with double dark slide and canvas case, 1888.
Le Merveilleux plate camera
Le Merveilleux plate camera, made by J Lancaster & Sons. Wooden stand camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 plates, folding. Lens missing. Rack and pinion focussing. No movements. Swing out focussing screen. Wooden field camera for quarter-plates. (M2700)
The British Box Plate Stand camera
Box camera for 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch quarter plates. Fitted with a Ross Zeiss anastigmat lens F:136mm f/8-64. No 4590/ Kalee roller blind shutter behind the lens, 17/22/30/35/50/65/B. Sliding, rising and cross front, rack and pinion focusing, two brilliant reflecting finders, two spirit levels, ground glass focusing screen in spring back, storage compartment for two double darkslides, tripod screw in holder inside camera front. J.T. Chapman.
Salex collapsible folding bellows camera
Salex collapsible folding bellows camera for plates or sheet film, size 2 1/4 x 3 1/4". With focal plane shutter. With eye-level viewfinder. Fitted with a Salex anastigmat F.5.5 102mm f.1 in a helical focusing mount. Metal with black leather cover. Murer & Duronic.1920
No.8 Premo NO.3A folding bellows camera
No.8 Premo No.3A folding bellows camera for negatives 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 using plates or cutfilm. Drop-front pull-out standard type with single bellows extension. Lens panel has rising movement. Fitted with a Kodak ball-bearing everset type shutter, speeds 1/25 1/100 sec B. & T. With back ground-glass screen and brilliant waist-level viewfinder.Made of wood with black leather covering. c.1913. Eastman Kodak, 1914.
Kodak Angle camera
Fixed body for 1/1 plates. Zeiss Protar F:8.5cm f/18 ultra wide angle lens, No 1328715. Rim for external shutter; 2 levels in front; sprung back; ground glass missing; in canvass case with tree DDS.
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera, 1895
Eclipse collapsible bellows camera for single exposures 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 on plates. Fitted with a Cooke lens by Taylor T. Hobson f.1 3 1/4" with between-the-lens iris diaphragm. WIth local plane shutter at rear and manufactuered by Thornton Pickard and with speeds up to 1/1000sec. With detachable waist-level viewfinder of reflector type. J. f. Shew & Co 1895.
wet plate camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2
Wet plate camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 fitted with a 9 inch rectilinear lens with Waterhouse stops, by E Franci Raris. Includes one original slide for wet plates. W. Watson & Son, c.1885.
Artist hand plate camera
Artist hand plate camera, 1891. Wooden box camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Manufactured by London Stereoscopic Company. Lens (Euryscope f/6 RR) and hood missing. Rotary shutter has adjustable settings 0-3 large reflecting finder. Storage space for two inside camera. Camera incomplete. Overall: 186 mm x 225 mm 242 mm.