18th Oct, 2023 11:00

Photographica

 
  Lot 37
 

A Magnificent 4-Lens Gandolfi “Precision” Half Plate Field Camera Outfit.

A Magnificent 4-Lens Gandolfi “Precision” Half Plate Field Camera Outfit. In excellent condition and with four lenses; a Dallmeyer Wide-Angle Anastigmat f6.5 4¼ inch lens in a roller blind shutter; a Rodenstock Sironar-N f5.6 150mm lens in a Copal 0 shutter; a Taylor-Hobson Cooke Series IV Anastigmat 11 inch f5.6 lens #14198, and a Kodak Ektar 203mm f7.7 lens in an Epsilon shutter. All lenses in very good or excellent condition with shutters firing and sounding OK at all speeds. Also three half plate sized (interiorly inside reduced to 5x4-inch) DDS with inserts to take 5x4 cut film, four 5x4-inch cut film metal holders to fit in a half plate mahogany darkslides, plus various paperwork and vendor's set-up and usage notes. All in a fitted outfit case (slight repair to back edge required).

Provenance: Christies Camera Sale, 9 May 2003, Lot No. 241

Sold for £1,250

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