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by fbsgfoto
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Zeiss Ikon Tenax I Year?
Replies: 5
Views: 6185

Re: Zeiss Ikon Tenax I Year?

That’s right Zeiss Novar lenses were unnumbered. A curious thing is that the combination of letter and number seem to be the same of Contax ones but cannot find accurate divine ration about this fact. Internet is full of coy-paste information
by fbsgfoto
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Zeiss Ikon Tenax I Year?
Replies: 5
Views: 6185

Zeiss Ikon Tenax I Year?

Hi to everyone, I’ve just purchased a Zeiss Ikon Tenax I with this serial number: M44381. I’ve read that it was built in 3 small batches of 10000 units which the prefix letter H, J and M from 1939 to 1941 and some others until 1945 but I would like to know if there are mor accurate information about...
by fbsgfoto
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Titan Camera
Replies: 10
Views: 10883

Re: Titan Camera

congrats! I’ve also bet for it. Enjoy it, it is a beautiful camera
by fbsgfoto
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Anyone knows this camera?
Replies: 1
Views: 3410

Anyone knows this camera?

I’ve spotter this camera in an antique shop but before buying it I would like to know which camera is this.
by fbsgfoto
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5541

Re: Real or fake Leica

Well, at last a Leica expert Jerzy Wasowick has certified that the camera is authentic, the chrome painting and the vulcanite were upgrades lately but no maybe not for Leica. Maybe these were the only upgrading a the camera have. Good news in a world where the most part of Leicas “speak Russian”
by fbsgfoto
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5541

Re: Real or fake Leica

Well, at last a Leica expert Jerzy Wasowick has certified that the camera is authentic, the chrome painting and the vulcanite were upgrades lately but no maybe not for Leica. Maybe these were the only upgrading a the camera have. Good news in a world where the most part of Leicas “speak Russian”
by fbsgfoto
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Titan Camera
Replies: 10
Views: 10883

Re: Titan Camera

Do not know that camera but recently a FEIG was auctioned at Todocoleccion with an interesting price
by fbsgfoto
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5541

Re: Real or fake Leica

Thanks Mauro, i’ve Been investigating. It seems to be a Leica IA built in 1930 and later upgraded. It was repainted to nickel chrome as Henri Cartier Bresson’s first Leica was. My doubt was if it could be a Russian fake but it seems that it could be a real one but I could not find almost any info ab...
by fbsgfoto
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5541

Re: Real or fake Leica

... and these pics
by fbsgfoto
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5541

Real or fake Leica

i’ve Just purchased this camera which seems to be a Leica IA upgraded. It’s serial number is 25103 and seems to be changed its color from black to nickel as happened to Henri Cartier Bresson one. I would like to know if it is a true Leica or not. Thanks in advanced

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