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Re: [woodandbrass] Benster Holder

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  • Larry S. Pierce
    Or this, from The Ferrotype and How to Make It, E. & H.T. Anthony 1880 (9th ed 1894)
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 11, 2011
    Or this, from The Ferrotype and How to Make It, E. & H.T. Anthony 1880
    (9th ed 1894)

    On 8/10/2011 10:36 PM, Martin magid wrote:
    > Rob--
    >
    >
    > Thanks very much. Very helpful, and very quick!
    >
    > Marty
    >
    > On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 12:56 AM, Rob McElroy <idag@...
    > <mailto:idag@...>> wrote:
    >
    > __
    >
    > Marty,
    >
    >
    > If you use Google Books you will find cuts of the Benster holder in
    > Anthony advertisements from photographic journals of the 1890s.
    > Google Patents easily found the patent #308946, which was issued
    > on Dec 9, 1884.
    >
    > My 1896 Anthony's catalog has a full page description (including two
    > illustrations) showing the two versions of the Benster holder: one
    > for dry plates (with a curtain slide) and the other for wet-plate
    > work (with a wooden slide).
    >
    > All of Anthony's many different Climax cameras in my 1896 catalog
    > were supplied with the Benster holder.
    >
    > Cheers,
    > Rob McElroy
    > Buffalo, NY
    >
    >
    > On Aug 10, 2011, at 7:55 PM, Martin magid wrote:
    >
    >> I have an old Anthony Camera, I believe it's a Climax Imperial,
    >> from the Marder book. It looks like it takes a Benster holder.
    >> Does anyone have one for sale, or a photo or good diagram of it,
    >> or a patent number, or date of patent?
    >>
    >>
    >> Marty
    >
    >
    >
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