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No 2A Folding Rainbow Hawk-Eye Model B camera
No. 2A Folding Rainbow Hawkeye model B camera, no. 678468, 1931-32. Rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch. Achromatic lens, iris diaphragm apertures 1-4. No 1 Kodex shutter, 25/50/B/T with cable release, sliding focusing with pip stops, rotating brilliant reflecting finder. Green bellows, body and baseboard. Overall (deployed): 200 mm x 92 mm x 160 mm.
Electrogalvanic amulet, zinc, copper and white metal disc, made by Joseph Raspail, French, 1870-1930, with crescent moon at center and six maple(?) leaves around it, no chain. Inscribed around edge of face 'La mysterieuse pile electrique de sante de Joseph Raspail Brevete S.G.D.G.' and nearer centre 'Son fluide magnetique par excellence'. Also 'ATTRACTION' between horns of moon. On reverse around edge, 'Toujours en contact avec vous je vous preserverai et vous guerirai de toutes vos maladies'; around moon, 'Son fluide dynamique par influence'; and next to moon, 'No. 5'.
Lissen Headphones, 1922-1930
One pair Lissen headphones for radio reception, manufactured by Lissen Limited, London, England, 1922-1930
Kodak Brownie Flash camera
Kodak Brownie Flash camera. Made in France. Plastic box camera for 620 roll film 2 ¼ x 2 ¼". Simple lens, B/I shutter, reflecting finder, pin-and-screw flash contacts, c 1956. Overall: 120 mm x 95 mm x 115 mm.
Kodak Brownie Cresta II camera
Brownie Cresta II camera, 1955-1960, made by Kodak Limited. Plastic bodied camera for 120 film 2 1/4 x 2 3/4" 'Kodet' lens, fixed aperture and focus. Sliding plate with yellow filter and close up lens (4-7'). Flip-flop shutter. Optical direct vision finder. Screw flash contacts for Brownie flash holder. Overall: 90 mm x 135 mm x 80 mm.
Karl Ferdinand Braun's 'Braun tube', 1897
Early 'Braun Tube'. Cathode ray tube.
Box Ensign camera 2 ½ model
Box Ensign camera 2 1/2 model. Box rollfilm camera for 2 1/4 x 4 1/4" pictures c1925. Frame finder plus reflectors. Covered with brown grained leatherette. overall: 146 mm x 88 mm x 170 mm.
Siemens dynamometer ammeter, in glass case, No.277
Siemens dynamometer ammeter, in glass case, No.2778
Siemens Brothers, London, electrodynamometer type
Siemens Brothers, London, electrodynamometer type ammeter, reading 0-325 A, c.1884. No. 2000, pat.no.7668, 84. In box
Zenith Royal 1000 transistor radio, 1960
Zenith "Royal 1000" transistor radio (m.w. & s.w.), 1960
Flame test box, for identifying chemicals, 1851-1900
Portable set of blowpipe apparatus and reagents by W A Taylor, Penzance, 1851-1900.
Crompton 6" voltmeter no.179- c.1882, 0 - 300v.
Crompton 6" voltmeter no.179- c.1882, 0 - 300v.
Anatomical syringe set, with stop-cock, seven deta
Anatomy & Pathology
Anatomical syringe set, with stop-cock, seven detachable nozzles, in wood case with key, European, 1890-1930
Rectangular amulet case
White metal rectangular amulet case, with 4 loops for suspension, chased geometric and floral design on front and back, from Ceylon, 1701-1900
Stag beetle with inset glass bead
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Stag beetle with white metal mount, glass bead inset, from Prizren, Serbia, Yugoslavian, 1900-1930
Heavy armlet of white metal, with beaded metal decoration and bells set round inside of base, Indian, 1801-1925
Buddhist reliquary - Ga-U
White metal buddhist reliquary, called a Ga-U, Tibetan, 1701-1900
Lord Kelvin's paralleling voltmeter, no.525, scale
Lord Kelvin's paralleling voltmeter, no.525, scaled 1000-0-1000V made by Kelvin and James White Ltd., of Glasgow
Metal trocar with silver cannula, European, 1801-1
Metal trocar with silver cannula, European, 1801-1910
Screw trocar, steel, with ebony handle, cutting ca
Screw trocar, steel, with ebony handle, cutting cannula and wire drain, with case, made by Weiss, English, 1840-1870
Thompson's(?) trocar, and cannula, steel and white
Thompson's(?) trocar, and cannula, steel and white metal, European, 1871-1920
Ensign 'All-distance Twenty' box camera, c 1927
Ensign 'All-distance Twenty' box camera, for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches c 1927. Fitted with a simple lens, spring loaded plate with two apertures, with ordinary light and bright light. With rotary shutter B/I. With two brilliant reflecting finders with wire frame. Houghton-Butcher. Overall: 116 mm x 80 mm x 122 mm.
Kodak No 2 Folding Cartridge Hawkeye camera, Model C
No. 2 Folding cartridge Hawkeye camera Model C in original carton (see 1990-5036/1103/1) 1931. Rollfilm 120 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. With meniscus type achromatic lens, iris diaphragms under the numbers 1-3. Shutter on three point bayonet mount. Sliding focusing with preset stops. Reflecting rotating view finder on base board. Eastman Kodak Company. Red leatherette. No. 280841. Overall (deployed): 165 mm x 87 mm x 128 mm.
Six-20 Kodak junior de Luxe camera
Six-20 kodak junior de luxe camera, 1939, manufactured by Kodak Ltd. Self erecting folding camera for 620 film, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a Kodak Anastigmat lens F:98mm f/4.5-22. Daker No.1 shutter, rimset, 10/25/50/100/B/T. Brilliant rotating reflecting finder. Body release shutter. Folding optical frame finder. No. 197335. Overall (deployed): 165 mm x 110 mm x 135 mm.
conway camera (colour filter model)
Conway camera (colour filter model). Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture, helical focusing mount for near objects. Rotary shutter T/I. Green filter on pullout strip. With two brilliant reflecting finders with covers. Standard cameras Birmingham. Overall: 122 mm x 92 mm x 138 mm.
kodak autosnap camera
Kodak autosnap camera, 1961-1964. Solid body camera for 127 rollfilm. Kodak Anaston lens F: 50mm f/8. Front cell focusing. Fixed speed shutter. Semi automatic exposure control. Built in photoelectric meter, needle clamped when shutter release is pressed, aperture opened by further pressure to needle acting as a stop. Manual setting, calibrated EV 12-15. ASA speed scale 32-64. Low light indicator in direct vision optical finder. With braided neck strap. Screw and pin flash controls. Kodak Limited. Serail number 37741. Overall: 98 mm x 130 mm x 70 mm.
No 1A pocket Kodak junior camera
No. 1A Pocket Kodak Junior camera, 1929-1931. N. 5299. self erecting folding camera for 116 rollfilm. Achromatic lens, rotating plate with four apertures 1-4. Kodak No 1 shutter T/I. Brilliant reflecting finder, black body and bellows. Overall (deployed): 206 mm x 95 mm x 160 mm.
No 2 bullet camera model of 1896
No 2 Bullet camera Model of 1896, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Box camera for 101 roll film or plate holder 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Achromatic lens. rotating plate with three apertures, rotary shutter, T/I reflecting finder. Side access at rear for plate holder. No 10117.
Poole electric clock
Poole electric clock, patented 1927 and made by the Morse Chain Co., Ithaca, N.Y. USA, serial number 3072. brass and steel on mahogany base with clear glass dome, lacks pendulum
No 2C Kodak Series 3 folding camera
No 2C Kodak camera, Series III, 1924-1925, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Folding camera for 130 rollfilm. Kodak anastigmat lens F:125, f/7.7-45. Exposure calculator on aperture scale. No. 11659. Diomatic No. 1 shutter 10/25/50/100/B/T. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder. Screw rising front. lever focusing. In leather case. Overall (deployed): 230 mm x 105 mm x 188 mm.
No 1 autographic kodak special model B
No. 1 Autographic Kodak Special Model B, c.1926. No. 17802. For 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4. Kodak Anastigmat lens No 000 F:105mm f/4.5 - 32. Compur shutter, 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/ with delayed action. Lens and shutter are not original. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder, front cell focusing on lens, - 3ft. Screw focusing on base, operative. Overall (deployed): 170 mm x 80 mm x 140 mm.
No 4A Speed Kodak Camera Model A
No. 4A speed kodak camera, model A,. Folding camera for 126 rollfilm 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. Ross homocentric lens F: 7 inches f/ 6.3-22 No. 90630. Kodak focal plane, 36 speeds from 1/5 to 1/1000 sec by adjusting curtain aperture and tension. T setting. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder, folding optical frame finder. RAck and pinion focusing. 1908-1913 manufactured by Eastman kodak. Overall (deployed): 310 mm x 190 mm x 290 mm.
Kodak Senior Six-16 camera
Kodak Senior Six-16 camera, 1937-39. For 616 rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch. Kodak anastigmat lens F:126mm f/4.5 - 32. Kodamatic No 2 shutter 10/25/50/100/200/B/T. With body release. Front cell focusing to 4 foot. Delayed action. Collapsing optical frame finder, self erecting bellows. No 67504. Overall (deployed): 190 mm x 120 mm x 150 mm.
Six-16 folding brownie camera
Six-16 folding brownie camera, assembled in France. A self erecting, folding camera for 616 rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Fitted with an anastigmat Kodak Rapid B lens with apertures 1, 2, 3. With front cell focusing and a rotating reflecting brilliant finder. ACG shutter I/B/T fitted. Overall (deployed): 200 mm x 85 mm x 152 mm.
No 2 Kodak camera
No. 2 kodak camera, 1889-1897, manufactured by Eastman Co. Box camera for factory loaded film 100 exposures, 3 1/2 inch diameter. Fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens rotating plate with three apertures, sector type shutter T/I reflecting finder, shutter cocked string. Overall: 135 mm x 112 mm x 230 mm.
VS 7 No.2 Folding cartridge Hawkeye camera, c 1929
VS 7 No.2 Folding cartridge Hawkeye camera. Eastman Kodak folding camera; 120 film, 2 1/ 2x3 1/2; meniscus lens, Hawkeye shutter T.I. all metal body, no.83274 or 88274. Overall (deployed): 165 mm x 85 mm x 130 mm.
Six-20 brownie senior camera
Six-20 brownie senior camera. Box camera for 620 roll film 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch. Meniscus lens, fixed aperture, rotary shutter T/I, built in portrait lens on slide, 3 - 4 ft. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Kodak Limited, 1939. Overall: 104 mm x 85 mm x 110 mm.
No 3B Kodak quick focus camera Model A
No. 3B quick focus camera, Model A, box camera for 125 rollfilm 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Fitted with a meniscus achromatic lens, rotating plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, preset spring loaded focusing movement released by button with two brilliant reflecting finders. No 124K. Eastman Kodak, 1906-1911. Overall: 185 mm x 120 mm x 210 mm.
popular portrait brownie camera
Popular Portrait Brownie camera. Box camera for 620 roll film. Meniscus lens, fixed aperture, rotary shutter T/I, portrait lens on side. Two reflecting finders. Kodak Limited 1938. Overall: 108 mm x 82 mm x 104 mm.
Agfa Box Spezial camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches; periscope lens; 3 apertures f/11, 16, 22; B/I shutter, 3 distance settings; 2 reflecting finders. Overall: 106 mm x 87 mm x 140 mm.
Kodak Brownie Camera - cut away for display
The Kodak Brownie Camera, cut away for display, manufactured by the Eastman Dry Plate and Film company. Camera for 100 exposure paper film, RR type lens inside cylindrical shutter. Body cut away to show interior. No. 5819; M92.
Westinghouse type N. Polyphase watt hour meter (c.
Westinghouse type N. Polyphase watt hour meter (c.1916)
No 1A Kodak Series III Autographic camera
No 1A Kodak Series III camera, 1926-1928. No. 48432. For 116 rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Fitted with a Kodak anastigmat lens F:127mm f/6.3 to 45. No 17359. Exposure calculator on aperture scale. Diomatic shutter no.1. 10/25/50/100/T/B, with cocking lever, and cable release socket. Screw rising front to 6 feet. Rotating reflecting brilliant finder, autographic back. M199. Overall (deployed): 212 mm x 90 mm x 170 mm.
No 1A Autographic Kodak Special camera
No. 1A autographic kodak special camera, 1917-1923, manufactured by EKCo. Folding camera for 116 roll film 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Kodak anastigmat lens, 130mm lens f6.3 - 45. Compur shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/B/T. Sliding rising front, rack and pinion focusing with coupled split image range finder on lens panel. Brilliant rotating reflecting finder, No 127880. In leatherette carrying case. Overall (deployed): 215 mm x 104 mm x 172 mm.
Kodak B Daylight Box Camera
B Daylight camera, 1891-1895, manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. Box camera for daylight loading film 24 exposures 3 1/2 x 4 inch. Fitted with a double lens rotating plate with three apertures, special sector shutter cocked by string reflecting finder, no exposure present. Overall: 145 mm x 112 mm x 240 mm.
Kodak Brownie Starlet camera, c 1959
Kodak Brownie Starlet camera. Solid-bodied plastic camera for 127 rollfilm 1 x 5/8 x 1 5/8 inches. Dakon lens - two apertures EV13, 14. Instantaneous shutter, direct vision optical finder. Pin and screw flash contacts. In ever ready case with instructions. Eastman Kodak Co, 1957-1962. Overall: 85 mm x 90 mm x 60 mm.
Kodak Regent Six-20 camera
Kodak regent camera, 1938-1939, manufactured by Kodak A G Stuttgart. Folding camera for 620 roll film 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a Zeiss Tessar lens F:10.5 cm f4.5-32. No 1796709. Compur rapid shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/200/400/T/B delayed action. Co incident type rangefinder coupled to rack and pinion focusing, collapsing optical frame finder, self erecting bellows. Stream lined body. NO 903907. Overall (deployed): 170 mm x 102 mm x 130 mm.