Auction 17.01.1997

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 17.01.1997

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American cameras

American cameras including an Omega 120, Mercury I and II cameras, Clarus, Perfex, Fotochrome in maker's box and others(a lot

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Monroe collapsable camera no. 3573 Monroe Camera Co., Rochester, NY; 2½ x...

Monroe collapsable camera no. 3573 Monroe Camera Co., Rochester, NY; 2½ x 3½ inches, polished-wood body, lattice-struts, red bellows, lens and darkslide

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Seroco Junior hand camera

Seroco Junior hand camera Seroco Camera Co., U.S.A.; 5 x 4 inch, with lens in shutter and double darkslide

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Fotodisc camera

Fotodisc camera A.S.R., Corp., Brooklyn, NY; 1-inch diameter, with a Rapodis 32mm. lens, instruction sheet and Fotodisc film magazine in box, in maker's box

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Devin Tri-Color camera

Devin Tri-Color camera Devin-McGraw Colorgraph Co., Burbank CA; 6 x 9cm., with top-mounted viewfinder, three Devin plate holders and a Goerz Dogmar 5½ inch f/4.5 lens no. 760363 in an Acme shutter

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Color-Scout three-colour camera

Color-Scout three-colour camera Thomas S. Curtis Labs, Huntington Park, CA; 2¼ x 3¼ inch, with a Kalart rangefinder, three film pack adapters and a Goerz Dogmar 7½ inch f/4.5 lens no. 757183 in a Compound shutter

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Field camera

Field camera quarter-plate, brass and mahogany, black bellows and a brass bound Busch Rapid Aplanat No. 1 6-inch lens and double darkslide, in a fitted wood box

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £20 - £140

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Luzo no. 425

Luzo no. 425 J. Robinson & Sons, London; rollfilm, polished mahogany body, square viewfinder, the top stamped H. J. REDDINGS PATENT. NO. 17328 and front sprung shutter, in maker's leather case

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Talmer Automatic Hand camera

Talmer Automatic Hand camera Talbot & Eamer, Blackburn; quarter-plate, polished mahogany body, brass fittings, with built-in changing back and Adams & Co. finder, lens and shutter, the back marked NEWMANS & ADAMS PATENT and maker's label

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Sanderson hand camera no. 9760

Sanderson hand camera no. 9760 Houghtons Ltd., London; quarter-plate, red bellows, with a Rapid Rectilinear lens in a Unicum shutter

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £20 - £180

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Holborn 9-lens camera no. 25182

Holborn 9-lens camera no. 25182 Houghtons Ltd., London; quarter-plate, with nine lenses, front baseboard and single metal slide

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £20 - £120

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Royal Mail camera

Royal Mail camera W. Butcher & Sons, London; quarter-plate, polished-wood body, the carrying strap stamped ROYAL MAIL, sprung shutter and fifteen lenses

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Eureka Hand camera

Eureka Hand camera W. W. Rouch & Co., London; quarter-plate, mahogany-body, integral changing back and a brass bound Rouch Instantaneous Doublet lens no. 8144

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Pocket Cyco No. 1 camera

Pocket Cyco No. 1 camera J. Griffin & Sons, London; quarter-plate, alloy-body, black bellows, and I and T shutter

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Imperial Sibyl model 8 no. 688

Imperial Sibyl model 8 no. 688 Newman and Guardia, London; quarter-plate (lacks focusing screen) , with a Carl Zeiss, Jena Tessar f/6.3 13.5cm. lens no. 134982

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £20 - £180

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Nydia no. 997

Nydia no. 997 Newman and Guardia, London; quarter-plate, with integral film pack adapter and a Ross, London Homocentric 5¼ inch f/6.3 lens no. 65992, in maker's leather case

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Idento no. 2205

Idento no. 2205 A. Adams & Co., London; quarter-plate, with a Ross, London Homocentric 5 inch f/6.3 lens no. 64328

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Ruby Horizontal reflex camera

Ruby Horizontal reflex camera Thornton-Pickard Mfg. Co., Altrincham; 4½ x 6cm., with a J. H. Dallmeyer Anastigmat f/4.5 4 inch lens no. 148081

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £20 - £120

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Twin Lens Reflex camera

Twin Lens Reflex camera London Stereoscopic Society, London; quarter-plate, with a viewing lens no. 19124 and a LSC Black Band taking lens no. 88031

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £20 - £180

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Envoy Wide Angle no. 3305

Envoy Wide Angle no. 3305 Envoy, England; 120-rollfilm, with an Envoy Wide Angle 64mm. f/6.5 lens no. 381555 in an Epsilon shutter and single metal slides, in maker's case

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £20 - £80

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Italian cameras

Italian cameras including a Stella, a Condoretta, an Atom, a Durst Automatica, a Comet III and a Euralux 44 (6

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £20 - £140

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Underwater camera housing

Underwater camera housing Sub Center, Milan; metal-body

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £20 - £150

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Murer cameras

Murer cameras Murer, Italy; comprising three 4½ x 6cm. collapsable cameras and a 4½ x 6cm. focal-plane camera

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £20 - £150

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Kola camera

Kola camera Kolár, Czechoslovakia; 35mm., with a V. Kolár, Praha An.Rekolar f/4.5 7.5cm. lens no. 209501 in a Pronto shutter

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £20 - £140

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Exell Détective Universel no. 16

Exell Détective Universel no. 16 Arm. Le Docte, Brussels; 9 x 12cm., with internally-contained single metal slides, brass bound viewing lens, a brass bound taking lens signed Arm Le Docte in a shutter and metal plate PHOTOGRAPHIE-ELECTRICITE CHIMIE-PRéCISION. ARM. LE DOCTE CONSTRUCTEUR. BRUXELLES

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Hasselblad 500C/M Crystal no. 708

Hasselblad 500C/M Crystal no. 708 in maker's box

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Panon Wide-Angle no. 50927

Panon Wide-Angle no. 50927 Panon Camera Co. Ltd,., Japan; 120-rollfilm, with a Panon f/2.8 50mm. lens no. 55973

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Hand camera

Hand camera Georg Meyer & Co., Zürich; 9 x 12cm., polished-wood body, nickel fittings, green cloth bellows, brass bound Emil Busch Rapid Aplanat No. Series D f/8 lens and three double darkslides

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Baby Makina camera

Baby Makina camera Plaubel & Co., Frankfurt; 4½ x 6cm., with a Plaubel Anticomar f/3 7.5cm. lens no. 44488, focusing back and blanking plate, in case

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £20 - £200

Date: 17 Jan 1997

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Makina outfit

Makina outfit Plaubel & Co., Germany; comprising a 6 x 9cm., Makina camera with a Plaubel Anticomar f/2.9 10cm. lens no. 112695, two rollfilm backs, focusing back, Plaubel close-up lenses, filters and tripod mount, in maker's fitted leather case

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 17 Jan 1997