Sorry to contradict you, but this device possesses a so called "viewfinder" (wire type) and a single speed shutter
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- Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:22 pm
- Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
- Topic: Is this a Butcher mystery? or, do you know!?
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Hi Ian, The Mc Keown's guide (latest edition) shows on page 172 a camera very similar to your specimen. Refering to this guide, the Midg box series are magazine cameras built between c 1902 and 1920. This particular one may be a model No 0 (to be confirmed) as models No 1 to 4 have hinged front inst...
- Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:56 am
- Forum: Camera comments
- Topic: Pontiac (MFAP): Super Lynx I
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Hello, The Super Lynx 1 are superb cameras quite difficult to find,, even in France.. The oldest are made of striated and polished aluminum. In a next generation, striated portions of the body are painted black. Generally equipped with Berthiot Flor 3.5 or 2.8. lenses, there is a top of the range ve...
Hello Mauro, Believe me or not, I bought this camera in a modest boot sale in the suburbs of Paris in September 2007. I was happy to pay 10 (ten) euros for it after a short negociation. The camera came to me with its leather case and a light cell Obviously, the saler did not know anything about vint...
The camera shown on this page may be a Derlux....or a Derby Lux! This model from Gallus, when released on the market, was first named Derby-Lux and very soon after this release was renamed Derlux. The so-called Derby Lux is far more difficult to find than the Derlux Looking at the front of the devic...
It seems that the photo on this page: http://collectiblend.com/Cameras/Certo/Super-Dollina.html is not a Super Dolina (page 198 of the McKeown) but could be the picture of a Dolina III (page 196 of the same guide).
This pretty little camera is named Adrette 1 It is well made and has been manufactured in Germany by Wirgin for Adox (Similar Wirgin model was called Edinex). The format is 24x36 mm. I like the design of the body and the surface treatment of the metal parts that provides some sort of golden shinning...
The box cameras are often disliked by collectors. Especially those who consider interesting only the rare and high priced devices . I love them because they are witnesses of an era that saw photography becoming a popular activity. This box camera has been made in France, probably by a company called...