Auction 06.03.1997

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 06.03.1997

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Stereo-diapositives

Stereo-diapositives Forty-seven glass topographical views including Germany, France and Italy, the majority with manuscript or printed captions, in fitted mahogany box

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Claudet-pattern stereoscope

Claudet-pattern stereoscope with grained-leather covered body, hinged top, divided viewing sections and a pair of brass bound lenses; two coloured stereo-positives credited SUTTON, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST & OPTICIAN, 204 REGENT STREET, OPPOSITE CONDUIT STREET; a quantity of stereocards, the majority

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Mirror stereoscope no. 109

Mirror stereoscope no. 109 Smith, Beck & Beck, London; hand-held, mahogany-body, a pair of focusing brass bound lenses and inset label NO. 109. PATENT. MIRROR STEREOSCOPE. SMITH BECK & BECK, LONDON

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Brewster-pattern stereoscope

Brewster-pattern stereoscope wood-body, hand-held, with base-mounted screw focusing knob, honged top, and a quantity of French hold-to-light stereocard, in maker's fitted box

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Planox table stereoscope

Planox table stereoscope wood-body, internal mechanism, a pair of focusing lenses and a quantity of stereographs

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Stereoscope and cards

Stereoscope and cards comprising a mahogany-body collapsable stereoscope and a quantity of stereocards

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Pedestal stereoscope

Pedestal stereoscope Husbands, Bristol; mahogany-body, (some damage) , with a quantity of glass diapositives

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Polyrama Panoptique

Polyrama Panoptique 13 x 9cm., (bellows worn, guide rail replaced

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Camera lucida

Camera lucida brass-body, prism with two supplementary lenses and clamp, in maker's fitted wood case

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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The Peep Show

The Peep Show Oil on board, indistinct signature, glazed and framed - 11½ x 7½ inches

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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The Myriopticon panorama

The Myriopticon panorama coloured paper roll, set into a viewing box, in maker's box with label THE MYRIOPTICON, A HISTORICAL PANORAMA OF THE REBELLION. PUBLISHED BY MILTON BRADLEY & CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Zograscope

Zograscope wood-body, cross-banded decoration, with 5½ x 8 inch (14 x 19cm.) mirror, 4 inch (10cm.) diameter lens, on a turned wood base

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Patheorama

Patheorama Pathé, Vincennes; with three picture reels

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £20 - £80

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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The Showman

The Showman A 6½ x 5 inch Le Blond print - glazed and framed

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Multi-Saturator limelight no. 238

Multi-Saturator limelight no. 238 brass-body, metal-fittings

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Child's magic lantern

Child's magic lantern G. Bing, Germany; metal-body, with chimney and slides, in maker's box

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Projecting microscope

Projecting microscope E. G. Wood, London; with supplentary lens, in maker's fitted wood box

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Magic lantern

Magic lantern metal-body, with lens, chimney, Moss acetylene burner, and a quantity of lantern slides(a lot

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Magic lantern

Magic lantern W. Dunscombe, Bristol; mahogany lamphouse, brass bound lens, chimney and electric illuminant, in maker's wood box

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Early lantern slides

Early lantern slides comprising nineteen wood slide mounts ranging from 48 x 15cm. to 17 x 15cm.: containing three lever slides, twelve multiple-image slides, one single-image slide and processing slides, in a fitted wood slide box

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Bolex H16 Reflex no. 169128

Bolex H16 Reflex no. 169128 Paillard-Bolex, Switzerland; 16mm., with a Kern Vario-Switar f/1.9 16-100mm. lens no. 1122250, a Kern Switar f/1.4 25mm. lens no. 675109, a Kern Switar f/1.8 16mm. lens no. 732537, a Kern Yvar f/2.8 75mm. lens no. 553598, an Bolex electric motor and accessories; Bolex

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Bolex M8 projector

Bolex M8 projector Paillard-Bolex, Switzerland; 8mm., with lens and lead, in maker's fitted case; a Bolex B8SL ciné camera (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £20 - £50

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica I(a) no. 47642

Leica I(a) no. 47642 black, with a Leitz Hektor 5cm. f/2.5 lens, in maker's ever ready case

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica IIIf no. 592432

Leica IIIf no. 592432 chrome, with a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/2.8 lens no. 1451625

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica IIIf no. 713756

Leica IIIf no. 713756 chrome, red-dial, delayed-timer, and a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 234889

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica III no. 217675

Leica III no. 217675 black, with a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 689896, in an ever ready case

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica II no. 40315

Leica II no. 40315 black, nickel fittings and a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens, in maker's ever ready case

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica IIIb no. 317685

Leica IIIb no. 317685 chrome, with a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 395052, in maker's ever ready case, in maker's original box; an APDOO timer; a 16500 NOOKY in maker's box

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica outfit

Leica outfit comprising a red-dial Leica IIIf no. 617649 with a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 998255, in maker's ever ready case; a Leica III no. 166229 with a Leitz Summitar 5cm. f/2 lens no. 611872, in maker's ever ready case; a Leitz Elmar 5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 430100; a Leitz Summaron 3.5cm

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 6 Mar 1997

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Leica IIIc no. 524662

Leica IIIc no. 524662 (converted to black-dial IIIf) , chrome, with a Leitz Summar 5cm. f/2 lens no. 265301

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 6 Mar 1997