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by diser
Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Snakeskin Leica DRP Camera No 20162
Replies: 9
Views: 70

Re: Snakeskin Leica DRP Camera No 20162

Testing attachments
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^^^^^ works
by diser
Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Snakeskin Leica DRP Camera No 20162
Replies: 9
Views: 70

Re: Snakeskin Leica DRP Camera No 20162

Attachments should work now.
by diser
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Edwards Camera Appraisal
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Edwards Camera Appraisal

What's that written on the lens? Can't read clearly.
by diser
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Leitz: 50mm f2 Summitar (SM)
Replies: 5
Views: 107

Re: Leitz: 50mm f2 Summitar (SM)

Ah, the star! Thanks for pointing this out, Brian! I may have confused it with WestLicht auction - they mark smaller VAT items with star. There is a separate listing for the prototype model , but that one is for actual prototypes (Summitar *), not s/n *. You are right, someone may have confused it w...
by diser
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Edwards Camera Appraisal
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Edwards Camera Appraisal

From what I understand, A. W. Bennett was a publisher at that address, and he employed photographers (some hiring ads are out there). So, Edwards must have been a photographer for Bennett. As far as camera itself, I have a couple of ideas, but still researching. Nothing right now.
by diser
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Find This One! Rare?!
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Find This One! Rare?!

I wasn't able to find this model in B&J catalogs, but this could be a re-badged camera from other manufacturer. B&J was a large reseller. Now, on to the lens/shutter. Both were introduced in 1922, so if they weren't retrofitted, this camera was manufactured after this year. Do you have photo...
by diser
Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Alpa 10d
Replies: 11
Views: 111

Re: Alpa 10d

gurneycougar, do you think this is a post-factory leather covering?

ph, thanks for the details! What are the lowest and highest s/ns for black/red body in Thewes' book?
by diser
Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Alpa 10d
Replies: 11
Views: 111

Re: Alpa 10d

Black.

There is only one chrome/red body known, s/n 55596.
by diser
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Alpa 10d
Replies: 11
Views: 111

Re: Alpa 10d

Hi, welcome to the forum!
Well, one known sale was for 55962 body number. Considering it was a _batch_ of cameras, and there were 47 of them, serial numbers have to be in this vicinity.
by diser
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Graflex: Century Graphic
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: Graflex: Century Graphic

Thanks! What would be the gradation levels to split this camera into separate listings? By year? By sub-types? By some features?

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