Cameras

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Type: Scovill
Date: c1885
Lens: Waterbury Variation 2
Shutter: None
Image Size: 5″x7″ dry plate (127mm x 178mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.19-0.2

Notes: Near mint condition. Serial No. 503

Status: Functional

Type: Rochester Optical Company Premo Senior
Date: 1895
Lens: Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: Bausch and Lomb
Image Size: 4″x5″ dry glass plate or film (102mm x 127mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.24-0.28

Notes: First year model from Rochester Optical.  Premo Senior was smaller dimensions and different shutter in later years.  Serial No. 13195

Status: Functional

Type: Rochester Optical Company Premo B
Date: c1898
Lens: Victor Rapid Rectilinear
Shutter: Victor
Image Size: 4″x5″ dry glass plate or film (102mm x 127mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.24-0.28

Notes: Externals falling apart, but internals functional. Serial No. 26530

Status: Shutter Repaired

Type: Pony Premo No. 6
Date: c1902
Lens: Baush and Lomb 5×7 Three Focus
Shutter: Baush and Lomb Automatic
Image Size: 5″x7″ (127mm x 178mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.19-0.2

Notes: Bellows block the sides of the plate holder resulting in 4×5 dimension shots on 5×7 plates.  Serial No. 158733

Status: Functional

Type: No. 2 Folding Pocket Kodak Model C
Date: c1905
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: F.P.K. Automatic Ball Bearing
Image Size: 101 Film (88.9mm x 88.9mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.27-0.40

Notes: The wood broke in transit. Has note and address in back plate.

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Folmer & Schwing Press Graflex
Date: c1908
Lens: Cook Anastigmat Series II F4.5 8.2″ (208mm)
Shutter: Rear Curtain
Image Size: 5″x7″ (127mm x 178mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.19-0.2

Notes: Near mint condition. Had film roll back, need sheet back. Serial No. 13519 / Lens Serial No. 20972

Status: Functional

Type: No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak – Model B-4
Date: c1909
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: Kodak Automatic
Image Size: 122 Film (82.5mm x 140mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.26-0.29

Notes: Excellent condition but crimped bellows. Serial No. 163591-A

Status: Shutter Repaired

Type: Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A
Date: c1910
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: F.P.K. Automatic Ball Bearing
Image Size: 124 Film (82.5mm x 108mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.29-0.33

Notes: Excellent condition. Serial No. 53260

Status: Functional

Type: Vest Pocket Autographic Kodak
Date: c1918
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing No.0
Image Size: 127 Film (40mm x 65mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.55-0.6

Notes: Had exposed film in the body – nothing developed. Serial No. 1118613

Status: Disassembled

Type: Kodak No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie
Date: c1918
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing
Image Size: 120 Autographic Roll Film (57mm x 83mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.42-0.43

Notes: Falling apart. Serial No. 303367

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Kodak No. 1A Autographic Junior
Date: c1919
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb
Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing
Image Size: 116 Autographic Film (65mm x 110mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.33-0.37

Notes: Good condition with scuffed exterior. Serial No. 392190

Status: Functional

Type: Kodak No. 3A Folding Autographic Brownie
Date: c1920
Lens: Rapid Rectilinear Bausch and Lomb F4
Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing
Image Size: 122 Autographic Film (82.5mm x 140mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.23-0.26

Notes: Body was literally falling apart

Status: Disassembled

Type: Kodak No. 1A Autographic Junior
Date: c1923
Lens: Kodak Anastigmat F7.7 130mm
Shutter: Kodak Ball Bearing
Image Size: 116 Autographic Film (65mm x 110mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.33-0.37

Notes: Almost pristine condition. Serial No. 703377

Status: Functional

Type: No. 1 Pocket Kodak
Date: c1926
Lens: Kodar F7.9 111mm
Shutter: Kodex
Image Size: 120 Film 6×9 (84mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43

Notes: Shutter 50 speed broken. Dirty but in usable condition. Serial No. 250186

Status: Shutter needs repair

Type: Agfa Ansco Readyset Royal No. 1A
Date: c1929
Lens: ?
Shutter: ?
Image Size: 116 Film (65mm x 110mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.33-0.37

Notes: “Agnes Lewis” is written under the fold down stand. Light internal corrosion and hazing of the lens.

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Zeiss-Ikon Ikonta C 520/2
Date: c1930
Lens: Novar Anastigmat F4.5 75mm
Shutter: Telma
Image Size: 120 Film 6×9 (84mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43

Notes: Lens Serial No. 1218867

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Kodak Junior Six-20
Date: c1933
Lens: Kodak Anastigmat f/6.3
Shutter: No. 0 Kodon
Image Size: 620 Film 6×9 (84mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43

Notes: Almost pristine condition. Serial No. 130955 / Shutter Serial No. 55172

Status: Functional

Type: Zeiss-Ikon Super Ikonta A 530
Date: c1935
Lens: Tessar F3.5 70mm
Shutter: Compur
Image Size: 120 Film 6×4.5 (56mm x 44mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.55-0.65

Notes: Body rusted and literally falling apart. Had Albada type viewfinder.

Status: Disassembled

Type: Balda Juwella
Date: c1936
Lens: Juwella-Anastigmat F4.5 105mm
Shutter: Balda Everset
Image Size: 120 Film 6×9 (84mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43

Notes: Rusted badly

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Kodak Retina I – Type 126
Date: c1936
Lens: Kodak-Anastigmat Ektar F3.5 50mm
Shutter: Kodak Compur-Rapid
Image Size: 135 Film (36mm x 24mm)
Scaling Factor: 1

Notes: Serial No. 50826K / Shutter Serial No. 5221734 / Lens Serial No. 985887

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Argus “A”
Date: c1937
Lens: Anastigmat F4.5 50mm
Shutter: Argus Ilex Precise
Image Size: 35mm (36mm x 24mm)
Scaling Factor: 1

Notes: Body serial number attached to lens. Example photograph taken on Sony a7iii with lens directly attached via custom printer adapter.

Status: Disassembled

Type: Welta Perle
Date: c1938
Lens: Meyer Gorlitz Trioplan F4.5 75mm
Shutter: Compur-Rapid
Image Size: 120 Film 6×4.5 (56mm x 44mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.55-0.65

Notes: Body had winding knob instead of key. Compur serial no. 5131391. Example photograph taken with lens directly attached to Sony a7iii with custom printed adapter.

Status: Disassembled

Type: Agfa Ansco Speedex B2
Date: c1940
Lens: Agfa Anastigmat F4.5 85mm
Shutter: ?
Image Size: 120 Film 6×6 (56mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43-0.65

Notes: Great condition, no pin holes in bellows.

Status: To Be Disassembled? Maybe Too Good Condition

Type: Graflex Speed Graphic
Date: c1945
Lens: Graflex Optar f/4.7 135mm
Shutter: Graphex
Image Size: 4×5 Film (102mm x 127mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.24-0.28

Notes: My favorite camera.  Serial No. 351322 / Lens Serial No. 457009

Status: Functional

Type: Kodak Retina I – Type 013
Date: c1950
Lens: Schneider Retina-Xenar f/3.5
Shutter: Compur-Rapid
Image Size: 35mm (36mm x 24mm)
Scaling Factor: 1

Notes: Slight corrosion and very stiff, but in great shape.  Serial No. 335407 / Lens Serial No. 2313024

Status: Functional

Type: Toko Mighty Camera
Date: c1950
Lens: T.K.P.W. Toko f/4.5
Shutter: Instantaneous Direct Lever
Image Size: “Spy” Film (14mm x 14mm)
Scaling Factor: 1.71-2.57

Notes: Stamped “Made in occupied Japan”  The shutter triggers but doesn’t release.

Status: Oddity

Type: Balda Baldinette
Date: c1951
Lens: Balda Baldanar 50mm f/3.5
Shutter: Prontor-S
Image Size: 35mm (36mm x 24mm)
Scaling Factor: 1

Notes: Body rusted with holes in the bellows.

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Agfa Isolette II – Imperial
Date: c1952
Lens: Agfa Apotar F4.5 85mm
Shutter: Pronto
Image Size: 120 Film 6×6 (56mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43-0.65

Notes: Fungus on the lens

Status: To Be Disassembled

Type: Zenobia C I
Date: c1953
Lens: Neo-Hesper F3.5 75mm
Shutter: Daiichi-Rapid
Image Size: 120 Film 6×4.5 (56mm x 44mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.55-0.65

Notes: Body was thoroughly rusted. Had film from 1972 with 3 exposures loaded.  Example photograph is from the 1972 film, and I assume is the previous owners.

Status: Disassembled

Type: Agfa Isolette II – Metric
Date: c1954
Lens: Agfa Apotar F4.5 85mm
Shutter: Pronto
Image Size: 120 Film 6×6 (56mm x 56mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.43-0.65

Notes: Almost pristine condition

Status: Functional

Type: Graflex Crown Graphic
Date: c1959
Lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar f/4.7 135mm
Shutter: Synchro-Compur-P
Image Size: 4×5 Film (102mm x 127mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.24-0.28

Notes: Fully functional, even the light in the range finder.  Serial No. 936671 / Shutter Serial No. 8778949 / Lens Serial No. 7679072

Status: Functional

Type: Graflex Crown Graphic
Date: c1960
Lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Angulon 1:6.8/90
Shutter: Linhof Synchro-Compur
Image Size: 4×5 Film (102mm x 127mm)
Scaling Factor: 0.24-0.28

Notes: Almost pristine condition. Serial No. 944887 / Lens Serial No. 3332647 / Shutter Serial No. 8095306

Status: Sold for $208.50 on 31 Mar 2019