By Kyle Husfloen
Vintage digicam and photographica creditors and fans will relish this good researched, easy-to-follow reference. within the continuously fluctuating and infrequently complicated marketplace of digicam collectibles, this e-book offers an easy-to-understand exploration of the pastime, together with the main infrequent and hugely collectible cameras, stereoscopes, magic lanterns and slides, Daguerreotypes, tinytypes, cabinet-size photos, stereo view playing cards and masses more.Over 2,000 listings contain construction information on sort, version, fabric, designated markings, and present pricing. Readers will simply establish collectibles with hundreds and hundreds of photos, and a 16-page component to brilliant colour photographs offers a glimpse of the main infrequent and collectible old cameras and photographica out there. This definitive reference is an extraordinary locate within the small element of books on those interesting collectibles!
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65 Hume double guillotine-style shutter, mahogany & brass, brass w/original lacquer, marked “Wm. Hume, Edinburgh - Patent Applied For,” tiny crack in front of wood, excellent condition, 19th c. (ILLUS. top of page)..................................... ) .......................................... 50 Kaufmann’s “Le Posograph” exposure calculator, detailed rectangular design in a metal frame, w/original leather pouch, excellent condition, France (ILLUS. top of next page) .............................
Pocket watch-form, combination type w/a conventional Wynne’s type “Infallible” meter on one side w/a Swiss-made stop watch on the other, silver plate case tarnished, working condition, overall excellent condition, ca. 1911........................ 475 “The Phantom Shutter” “The Phantom Shutter,” flap-type, rectangular wooden framework, appears to be a variant of the Branson Phoenix Shutter, England, ca. ) ............ 275 Actual Photo Studio “Birdie” Prop Studio distracting device, figural “birdie,” stylized metal bird atop a rubber tube above a rounded base to hold water, blowing through tube makes a bird sound & moves the tail, late 19th - early 20th c.
2,750 Patented George Smith Sciopticon Unmarked Stereoscopic Camera Stereoscopic camera, folds out from rectangular box w/carrying handle, original dark maroon square-cut bellows & internal septum, unmarked but matched brass lenses w/iris-style diaphragms, Thornton Pickard-style shutter works well, w/three double dark slides, England or France, ca. ) ...................... 2,500 Stereoscopic camera, marked “George Smith’s Sciopticon - Patent no. 3014 1881” on a small brass medallion, mahogany case w/brass trim & original dark blue bellows, crank handle for focusing, tilt feature for architectural work, w/an additional single lens panel for mono work, England, late 19th c.
Antique Trader Cameras and Photographica Price Guide by Kyle Husfloen