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by fbsgfoto
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Nikon F “Dull chrome”
Replies: 0
Views: 579

Nikon F “Dull chrome”

I’ve just adquiere a Nikon F eyelevel SN 6536613 and searching more about the model I found on camera quest that there were a batch of 65xxxx Nikon F referred as “Dull Chrome” Because a small difference on chrome painting. I’ve compared it to other Fs I owned and There is true Difference between the...
by fbsgfoto
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Canon D30 (2000)
Replies: 1
Views: 777

Re: Canon D30 (2000)

As a camera developed exclusively by Canon, yes. As the first digital Canon Reflex Camera, no. Have a look at Kodak DCS/CANON EOS partnership. In fact, my first digital camera was a Canon EOS 2000/DCS 520
by fbsgfoto
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Leica III C Converted to F "Royal Navy"
Replies: 3
Views: 18843

Re: Leica III C Converted to F "Royal Navy"

Yes, it was converted from C to F in Leica. Sadly, Leica do not have information of this camera, as they told me documents from this time was not preserved
by fbsgfoto
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Other
Topic: WOODEN CAMERA OBSCURA BOX
Replies: 0
Views: 34804

WOODEN CAMERA OBSCURA BOX

I do not know exactly where to post it but I want to share with all of you my last addition to my collection, the mother of all cameras, the camera obscura. It is unbranded but I guess It could be made on the second half of the XIX century. Hope you like and if you could know anything about this pre...
by fbsgfoto
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Leica III C Converted to F "Royal Navy"
Replies: 3
Views: 18843

Leica III C Converted to F "Royal Navy"

I've seen some "PATT XXXX" Royal Navy Leica, mostly IIIc, all with war and pre war serials but today I've got a curious variant. A PATT 8665 1947 Leica C upgraded to III F.

Any information about this cameras will be thanked.
by fbsgfoto
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Fake or real Berning Robot
Replies: 10
Views: 31918

Re: Fake or real Berning Robot

Ok, but was a quite ridiculous price, 100€
by fbsgfoto
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Fake or real Berning Robot
Replies: 10
Views: 31918

Re: Fake or real Berning Robot

Congratulations again, please keep me informed of whatever they tell you about the camera. I assume yo read all the research I did, at last the Historic Archive of the Italian Air Force contacted me to tell me that they did not have any information of cameras purchased for war purposes, specifically...
by fbsgfoto
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Berning Robot Raumüberwachung RSK
Replies: 0
Views: 15463

Berning Robot Raumüberwachung RSK

This is a Berning Robor surveillance camera, most known the industrial branch of Berning Robot that end up dominating its whole production to turn on what we know today as Jenoptik. This camera was used as a surveillance unit when video did not exist yet. This model uses a 15m o 35mm film attached t...
by fbsgfoto
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Additional information to date a Canon F-1n Body
Replies: 0
Views: 8619

Additional information to date a Canon F-1n Body

I've just purchased a Canon F-1n and in my obsession to date my cameras I've found two different serial numbers, the outside one 663962 and the internal linked to the accurate manufactured date. According to this information, my camera has the V1018 that apparently means that this camera was built o...

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