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c1949-1954. 35mm film, viewfinder camera. Metal body.

Ilford: Advocate (I) camera

Camera featured in these collections: zjerke-emael hjh67 Madd10 mauro.corneo

Camera sales and other sources with added premiums,
converted and inflation-adjusted prices:
Date
Condition Price
 2020-01-19
 3F
 $334
 2019-11-14
 B
 $129
 2019-11-14
 B
 $120
 2019-05-16
 4F
 $101
 2019-05-16
 4F
 $130
 2019-05-16
 B
 $112
 2019-05-16
 B+
 $144
 2019-04-28
 3F
 $275
 2018-11-28
 B
 $259
 2018-11-24
 A-B
 $271
 2016-10-23
 5H
 $44
 2016-02-16
 4F
 $183
 2015-03-29
 4H
 $139
 2015-03-18
 5F
 $153
 2015-03-05
 5F
 $114
 2015-01-28
 3F
 $212
 2013-09-17
 5H
 $170
 2013-05-16
 B
 $206
 2013-04-01
 6G
 $193
 2013-02-10
 5F
 $460
 2013-02-10
 5F
 $227
 2010-12-04
 A-B
 $354
 2003-02-28
 B
 $74
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by Madd10 » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:23 am

Ebay 26 feb 2012 sold for 128 US$ excellent condition
Ebay 26 feb 2012 sold for 227,50 US$ Exc+ condition

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by Madd10 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:46 pm

ILFORD ADVOCATE 35mm very nice condition sold on Ebay 134 GBP (169 Euro) July 2012
"FOR SALE IS AN ILFORD ADVOCATE CAMERA
WITH DALLMEYER 35mm F3.5 ANASTIGMAT LENS
CLEAN AND WORKING, WITH SOME NORMAL WEAR AND MARKING
ON WHITE ENAMEL BODY
OPTICS ARE GOOD, A FEW SMALL DUST SPECS
VERY NICE CONDITION"
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ILFORD ADVOCATE 35mm very nice condition sold on Ebay 134 GBP (169 Euro) July 2012

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by Madd10 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:32 am

ILford Advocate condition B sold on Ebay Oct 25 2012 for 160 GBP (199 Euro)

VINTAGE (EARLY 1950s) ILFORD ADVOCATE 35mm CAMERA ..... WITH A CREAM COLOURED METAL (ALUMINIUM?) CASEING ..... HAS A DALLMEYER ANASTIGMAT F-35mm LENS ....THE CASE IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION APART FROM SOME SCRATCHES TO THE BACK OF THE CAMERA ..... THE SHUTTER SEEMS TO WORK OK BUT I HAVE NOT HAD ANY FILM IN OR TESTED IT SO I CANNOT GUARANTEE ITS IN WORKING CONDITION (PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN BIDDING) ..... GOOD LOOKING CAMERA THOUGH AND I BELIEVE QUITE RARE .... IDEAL FOR COLLECTORS ..... FOUND IN A HOUSE CLEARANCE ..... SORRY IF MY DESCRIPTION IS A LITTLE VAUGE BUT I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT CAMERAS
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Ilford 1.JPG
Ilford 2.JPG
sold on Ebay Oct 25 2012 for 160 GBP (199 Euro)

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by Madd10 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:45 am

Condition B/C sold on Ebay Jan 27 2013 for 200 GBP -- The bidding was open for 7 days and there were 3147 views - looks like there is a lot of interest in these cameras.

"On offer is this extremely rare Ilford Advocate 35mm film Camera.Colour is Ivory enamel onto an aluminum body (my photos make it look whiter than it really is due to using flash to pick out other features). I'm not familiar with this camera but it seems to be working perfectly - the shutter lever to my mind is slightly unresponsive (don't get that satisfying clunky sound you usually get with a film camera) but the actual shutter mechanism works smoothly when it is used so I guess that is just how it is was designed. The lens is a Dallmeyer 35mm F/3.5. Camera dates from around 1953."

Q&A
V: i very like this camera. may i bid it for 120 GBP ?and if this lens clear of scratches and fungus? how much send to china ? thanks. 21-jan-13
A: The lens has no scratches or fungus. I only send Insured and Signed for to China, cost will be £25 shipping. I do not end my auctions early but that means you may get it for less than £120, though there is a lot of interest. Good luck Peter
V: Does this camera work? Is there any portion broken to this camera? Can a photograph be taken with this camera? The state of a lens? There are fungi? Does a shutter work? There is sticky shutter speed? Can you ship to Japan? How much is the shipping cost to Japan? 21-jan-13
A: Hi - The camera is UNTESTED - I do not know if it will successfully take a photo. I have described the mechanics in my listing - all appear ok. Lens have NO fungus. I estimate p&p to Japan will be approx £15 regular airmail or £22 insured and signed for. Thanks for your interest Pete
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camadvocateaa.jpg
sold on Ebay Jan 27 2013 for 200 GBP
camadvocateab.jpg
camadvocatead.jpg

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by Madd10 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 10:31 am

There is also a special version of the Ilford Advocate 1 used by the UK Ministry of Environment (M of E) - such a camera was sold on Ebay (July 7 2014) for 114 GBP (Ebay object 161349713897)
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ILford Advocate MofE 3.jpg
ILford Advocate MofE 2.jpg
ILford Advocate MofE 1.jpg

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by diser » Sun Jul 06, 2014 11:11 am

I wonder why "M of E" model didn't get higher bids

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by Madd10 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 1:26 pm

That's the thing with Ebay - you have to be lucky. If it is not spotted you could do some nice deals - I don't think this price is representative - a normal camera would probably have fetched this price (the camera is quite damaged, though, there are a few chips in the enamel).

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by Coll.phot » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:23 am

A video of my ilford advocate :
http://youtu.be/X15ml56jY3w
Thank you for watching

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by mauro.corneo » Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:59 am

Interesting and special camera made in the UK by "Kennedy Istrumentes Ltd, Ilford sister company, constituted specifically for the manufacture of cameras for Ilford. The camera was introduced in 1949, with lens" Dallmeyer "f 4.5, shutter speed to nine, from 1 sec. to 1/200 sec.
The body is cast aluminum and painted.

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