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by Daniel C
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Antique wood camera
Replies: 4
Views: 3225

Re: Antique wood camera

In France, Saint Etienne is a town were a company named "Manufacture des Armes et Cycles de St Etienne" also known as "Manufrance" took place and manufactured or distributed a lot of different things as tools, guns, bicycles, cameras. A visit in this amazing collection of catalog...
by Daniel C
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Want to learn motre about the Schaja
Replies: 2
Views: 2205

Re: Want to learn motre about the Schaja

Hello Your camera is a folding bed type using plates. Without opening it, identification shall be rather impossible. On this type of camera, the button to be pressed for opening is often hidden Under the leatherette near the handle or on the side face. It may be located only by searching a small bum...
by Daniel C
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Soho Junior Box Camera
Replies: 3
Views: 2090

Re: Soho Junior Box Camera

According to McKeon's guide Soho has been the result of the Split of APM (AP&M) in 1928. A lot of equipment manufactured by the manufacturers previously grouped to form APM were then sold by Soho Some web sources are referring to an "APM Soho Junior box camera" Your search for informat...
by Daniel C
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Soho Junior Box Camera
Replies: 3
Views: 2090

Re: Soho Junior Box Camera

In my books, I do not see any box camera from Soho but only folding cameras
Could you please upload some photos of your camera in order to help for the identification?
by Daniel C
Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Alba: Alba 64
Replies: 1
Views: 1795

Re: Alba: Alba 64

Nice and scarce camera from Albini !
I had the chance to add one to my collection some years ago
some pctures attached
Daniel
by Daniel C
Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Has anyone seen this camera before - small plate bellows
Replies: 3
Views: 2139

Re: Has anyone seen this camera before - small plate bellows

Hello,
You are right. It is an Ernemann Lilliput.
Very nice find

Daniel
by Daniel C
Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:37 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Has anyone seen this camera before - small plate bellows
Replies: 3
Views: 2139

Re: Has anyone seen this camera before - small plate bellows

This camera is probably French. The model name may be a variation of " Le Gousset " or " Le Touriste" (very similar) released circa 1910/ 1920 by J.V. Paris / De Vries The struts are metal and located Inside the bellows. (Referenced in the book "Les appareils photographiques...
by Daniel C
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Galileo Optical: Candog 1
Replies: 5
Views: 3064

Re: Galileo Optical: Candog 1

Hello,
Same question about the Italian version from my collection :mrgreen:
by Daniel C
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Top 15 Unusual Cameras
Replies: 3
Views: 27348

Re: Top 15 Unusual Cameras

NRA should love it :cry:
by Daniel C
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Cornu: Reyna Cross III
Replies: 6
Views: 4143

Re: Cornu: Reyna Cross III

Hi Diser, Do you mean Roye r with a R at the end ? As far as I know, This model is usually considered as built by SEM. in 1942, Cornu has subcontracted the assembly of the Reyna to Jean Cross at St Etienne in French non occupied zone. The camera was then named "Reyna Cross". In 1946 The ma...

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