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by fbsgfoto
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Real or fake Leica
Replies: 5
Views: 5695

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: 5695

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: 5695

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
by fbsgfoto
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Where to find Nagel Ranca 46/1 Info
Replies: 3
Views: 5731

Re: Where to find Nagel Ranca 46/1 Info

Thanks for the info but where could I get more information about this model? I like to document the cameras of my collection
by fbsgfoto
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Where to find Nagel Ranca 46/1 Info
Replies: 3
Views: 5731

Where to find Nagel Ranca 46/1 Info

Hello, I’ve recently purchased a Nagel Ranca 46/1 and I would like to know where to find more information about this model. It is said that around 2200 models were made but under the viewfinder I have found what seems to be a serial number, 82874 and I am a bit confused.
by fbsgfoto
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Berning Robot IIA Serial Number Info
Replies: 2
Views: 4802

Re: Berning Robot IIA Serial Number Info

As usual thanks for the info Diser, very useful :)
by fbsgfoto
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Berning Robot IIA Serial Number Info
Replies: 2
Views: 4802

Berning Robot IIA Serial Number Info

I’ve just got a Berning Robot IIA with C102179 and I would like to known where to find information about when it was built and if anybody snow how many were built and what are the first serial numbers for this model. Thanks in advance.
by fbsgfoto
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Fake or real Berning Robot
Replies: 10
Views: 34023

Re: Fake or real Berning Robot

Hi Diser, I first emailed to Rolf Beltermann and Michael Ensel from http://www.robot-camera.de. They confirmed me that according to the serial number this camera, a mixture of military and civilian code, was built for military reporters. Rolf also thinks this engraving colud be valid as exist some w...
by fbsgfoto
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Fake or real Berning Robot
Replies: 10
Views: 34023

Re: Fake or real Berning Robot

Hi Box, thanks for your advice, let’s see what they can figure out
by fbsgfoto
Sat Sep 01, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Fake or real Berning Robot
Replies: 10
Views: 34023

Re: Fake or real Berning Robot

Hi Mauro, thanks for the info, I known him and I talk with him previously about it. He thinks he is a fake and put me in contact which a German expert who told me that the engraving was not made in Berning Robot factory. That’s why I think it could possibly be made by the Italian Air Force lately an...

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