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by topfine
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Antique wood camera
Replies: 4
Views: 3370

Re: Antique wood camera

Hi Daniel, Thanks very much for your reply. Quite interesting. There are almost no resources to investigate the origine of the wooden folding camera. At least this one that I did not know.
by topfine
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Antique wood camera
Replies: 4
Views: 3370

Re: Antique wood camera

One correction regarding the information I've provided: the Rectiligne lens does have aperture.
by topfine
Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Antique wood camera
Replies: 4
Views: 3370

Re: Antique wood camera

I've neither tested the camera, nor do I have any photographs made with this camera. There is very little to test, as there's no aperture and no shutter. That's normal for a camera like this. It appears to be a handmade product. I've no idea how many similar cameras like this have been made, but I a...
by topfine
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Antique wood camera
Replies: 4
Views: 3370

Antique wood camera

Please advice about the following antique wood camera. Specification: Wood folding camera with brass lens Plate 9x12 Brass lens: Rectiligne Rapide Manufacture: France, Saint Etienne Year of production: 1880-1890 ? Includes one plate Two sprit level indicators:top and aside the box Glass is clear. no...

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