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by Daniel C
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Looking for information
Replies: 5
Views: 2607

Re: Looking for information

Hi William, There are more wood beds that are fitting the folding plate cameras in the Krügener production than in the Hutting or Wunshe ones. In my opinion, you should concentrate your searches on the range of Delta and Teddy cameras produced by Krügener. The task is not simple as they were so many...
by Daniel C
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Unknown camera
Replies: 6
Views: 2870

Re: Unknown camera

According to the McKeown guide, Luttke & Arndt produced photographic papers, plates and chemicals as well as cameras between 1895 and 1905/6. The company changed its name to Arndt & Lowengard in 1907. Luttke & Arndt produced a range of horizontal folding plate cameras in format 9x12 and ...
by Daniel C
Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Unknown Folding Plate Camera
Replies: 8
Views: 2676

Re: Unknown Folding Plate Camera

Hello Madd10 I saw today this camera on eBay....with the info you gave. http://www.ebay.de/itm/Early-Folding-German-Plate-Camera-6x9-Weeka-Kamera-Werk-Welta-Laack-Rathenow-Len-/262071379911 It is interesting to see that you did not obtain any reply to your message. Not even a "thank you" f...
by Daniel C
Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Camera type
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

Re: Camera type

The Sportsman, when complete with the label plate, looks like this:
by Daniel C
Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Boyer Series VIII
Replies: 3
Views: 1988

Re: Boyer Series VIII

The Photax III became "Blindé" (blindé means armoured in French) when it was sold with an included bakelite cap which covered the entire front face of the lens tube. http://www.collection-appareils.fr/x/html/page_standard_eng.php?id_appareil=8 This french bakelite camera with streamlined b...
by Daniel C
Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Appraisal please of "Stereoscopic Kinax 3d" Camera w/ Pics
Replies: 4
Views: 1596

Re: Appraisal please of "Stereoscopic Kinax 3d" Camera w/ Pics

If I believe the description of the Kinax 3D available in the book "Histoire des appareils Français" by Bernard Vial (ISBN 2-86941_156-1), less than 1000 copies of this French version of the ISO Super Duplex were produced.
by Daniel C
Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Gevaert: Rex Lujo
Replies: 4
Views: 2985

Re: Gevaert: Rex Lujo

The very first bakelite camera with this very recognizable streamlined shape was the Photax II (also called Photax "blindé") built in France by MIOM from 1938 to 1947. http://www.collection-appareils.fr/x/html/page_standard_eng.php?id_appareil=950 Mister Kaftanski, when he left Fex, starte...
by Daniel C
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Gevaert: Rex Lujo
Replies: 4
Views: 2985

Re: Gevaert: Rex Lujo

The Rex Lujo is nearly identical to the Gradosol Lujo and is a clone of the French camera Photax which has been copied by many others
by Daniel C
Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:53 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Gallix Derlux 1945
Replies: 2
Views: 1797

Re: Gallix Derlux 1945

Hi Marnix,
Your camera seems to be from Gallus and not Gallix.
Tell me if I am wrong.
You will find a list of possible repair places in Belgium on this page of the Sylvain Halgand website.
http://www.collection-appareils.fr/general/html/reparateurs.php
I hope this could help.

Daniel
by Daniel C
Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: boxcamera without vieuwfinder
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

Re: boxcamera without vieuwfinder

Waooo !
And you got the information anyway
And its free of charge!
Viewfinder types are interesting matter......and accurate information are the key to correct identification.

Daniel

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