Help Identify Folmer Schwing Camera

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shadow67550
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Help Identify Folmer Schwing Camera

Postby shadow67550 » Tue May 26, 2015 2:08 pm

I recieved this camera in a box of old materials and it has a name "Folmer Schwing" but I have not been able to identify what model or name it is. The case is approx 12 " tall * 8 1/2" Wide and 4" deep . There are rails on the back door so I think it might have parts missing (long bellows or extended back)
If you can identify it, can you tell me what lens it should have?
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Madd10
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Re: Help Identify Folmer Schwing Camera

Postby Madd10 » Sat May 30, 2015 1:23 pm

Looks like a Reversible Back Graphic Special Camera

http://historiccamera.com/cgi-bin/libra ... bgraphicsp

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shadow67550
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Re: Help Identify Folmer Schwing Camera

Postby shadow67550 » Sat May 30, 2015 2:52 pm

That is very close. The only thing I see is that there is no side door opening in the case. This may be a later version of the camera you showed me.

I was looking at the other cameras in the link you posted and I think I may have found the camera.

The Graphic Naturalist Camera is a dead on match. My camera is missing the back section but the dimension and picture match the front and all the metal pieces are gun metal finish.

Thanks very much, I appreciate the help

I would not have found it without your help

http://www.historiccamera.com/cgi-bin/l ... pp_id=803&

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Re: Help Identify Folmer Schwing Camera

Postby Madd10 » Sun May 31, 2015 11:29 am

Pleased to see that you could identify your camera. It was a bit difficult to see based on the pictures that you posted. Maybe you can send some more pictures to Diser so that he can upload them onto the Collectiblend database.
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