Re: [IDCC] Studio Camera At A Shop in Eton
- Hi - I am looking for a Century Camera - see my photos - Charles Sylvester Terwilliger. Do you have any photos? I'm in the USA.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Marcel Safier <msafier@...> wrote:
> Thanks for sharing this. It would make a nice display item in any camera
> collection if you have the room! I have several similar studio stand
> cameras, one a Century and the other two unbranded plus a huge Penrose
> Process camera so big it cost me just AUD$50 otherwise it was to be
> scrapped. I found a TT&H Process lens plus a "knuckle duster" one on
> lensboards for another AUD$100. How to replace the bellows and at a
> reasonable cost would be the big problem. I've seen these studio cameras
> in shops in Australia priced from AUD$750-$3000 and they are popular
> with photographers for a waiting room display.
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> > Hi,
> > Now that I am back home I can show you a couple of images of the studio
> > camera.
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> > http://tinyurl.com/qte9wf
> > Best Wishes,
> > John
> > > John Rushton wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi Everyone,
> > >> This may be of interest to someone in the London area of UK.
> > >>
> > >> There was a studio camera for sale at a shop in Eton, across the River
> > from Windsor, near London today. It had a two stage bellows system. The
> > woodwork was in decent condition but the front bellows were in a poor state
> > and the rear bellows were missing. It had a Rodenstock process style lens.
> > The original format would probably have been whole plate or 8" x 10" but it
> > had a Kodak half-plate spring back. The camera looked like it would renovate
> > well with new bellows and perhaps a more appropriate lens. Just the job for
> > that Voigtlander Berghein or Taylor Hobson Knuckle Duster style portriat
> > lens that you have tucked away awaiting a good camera body.
> > >> The asking price was £300. The shop also had seveal boxes of exposed
> > glass plates and old style wood mounted lantern slides.
> > >> The shop is approx 100m from the River Thames on the left of Eton High
> > Street as you walk away from the river. The shop specialises in wooden boxes
> > and has some fine examples, but also has lots of other interesting stuff.
> > The man in attendance was quite friendly.
> > >> I hope this info will float somebody's boat. Punt intended!
> > >> Best Wishes,John
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