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bspeed
8-Jan-2009, 17:21
So just poking around the 'net, looking for other cameras like this one.
Would be neat to get it working again!

so far, I have not found the exact model of the body.
the lens is a doppel anistigmat dagor f6.8, 150mm

anyone have one like this and other info you want to share ?

reputable shutter repair (compur) for it?

http://bryanspeed.smugmug.com/photos/451473665_LDvc6-L.jpg

Rafael Garcia
8-Jan-2009, 17:50
http://www.flutotscamerarepair.com/ for shutter repair.

Don't know much about folders, but others here will.

bspeed
8-Jan-2009, 17:55
oh yeah, there is a roll of exposed kodak verichrome film in it...
sooooo.... should I waste some developer ? lol. dont have anything to fit the film though.

bspeed
8-Jan-2009, 18:02
based on the curved body, and the "key" winder, I am thinking close to when Zeiss took over.
the back and the folder bed have cp goerz logos.

bspeed
8-Jan-2009, 18:09
http://www.flutotscamerarepair.com/ for shutter repair.

Don't know much about folders, but others here will.


Thanks, I will contact them.

Glenn Thoreson
8-Jan-2009, 20:26
Well, from the picture it seems to be a Goerz Roll Tenax from about 1921. They usually came with the cheaper Tenastigmat lens, but it's hard to tell what went on back then. Your Compur shutter is one of the easiest to repair and still one of the most reliable ever built. The Dagor lens should be a winner, also. It's worth fixing and using. It's not worth selling. They don't go for much and a buyer would probably cannibalize it for the lens. Use and enjoy.
Oh, develop the film. D-76 1:1 for 9 minutes should come close. :D

mccormickstudio
8-Jan-2009, 22:48
oh yeah, there is a roll of exposed kodak verichrome film in it...
sooooo.... should I waste some developer ? lol. dont have anything to fit the film though.

Yes, Try to process it. There is probably nothing there... but what if there is? I have had great luck doing the same.

bspeed
9-Jan-2009, 08:05
Well, from the picture it seems to be a Goerz Roll Tenax from about 1921. They usually came with the cheaper Tenastigmat lens, but it's hard to tell what went on back then. Your Compur shutter is one of the easiest to repair and still one of the most reliable ever built. The Dagor lens should be a winner, also. It's worth fixing and using. It's not worth selling. They don't go for much and a buyer would probably cannibalize it for the lens. Use and enjoy.
Oh, develop the film. D-76 1:1 for 9 minutes should come close. :D

Close :)
so far have not found this model lots of web pages traversed !
in the photo, note the half circle cutouts with a metal "button" on the back, one each side, to press and remove the back.
only logo on the body, is on the back. CPG letters logo.

Glenn Thoreson
9-Jan-2009, 11:42
The problem with trying to identify things like this is compounded by the fact that Goerz didn't make very many cameras and often used other maker's designs, parts and probably entire bodies. In fact, it's very likely they didn't make any of their own cameras. They were in the optical trade, and, like many other companies of the time, were trying to enhance lens sales by selling cameras equipped with their lenses.It was common practice. Add to that the fact that many were made in extremely limited quantities. Then, consider the age of the camera. A prouction run of, say, a couple hundred 80 years ago would have few or no survivors today. You may never be able to pin it down. I have a few classics that I'm unable to identify, too.

Mark Sampson
9-Jan-2009, 12:28
For processing the found film, try contacting 'Gene M' on the 'classic manual cameras' forum over on photo.net. He's saved a lot of found film rolls and may have some practical advice.

bspeed
9-Jan-2009, 14:02
Well all things equal, it sure looks good on the display shelf :)

venchka
9-Jan-2009, 14:44
Well all things equal, it sure looks good on the display shelf :)

Get that lens on a proper camera and use it! :cool:

I could show you how, but you might not see the lens again. ;)

bspeed
9-Jan-2009, 14:59
Get that lens on a proper camera and use it! :cool:

I could show you how, but you might not see the lens again. ;)

At least it would stay in Texas, in good hands!

Lens and shutter assy is now removed from camera. that procedure went smoothly.

I do intend to use it on my Omega. Am now on the waiting list for repair.
Very tempted to open it up, and clean it out.

Nathan Smith
10-Jan-2009, 08:37
Yeah, it says "Tenax" above the waist-level finder :)

Tenax's were available with Dagors.

There was a fellow who had a site that showed step-by-step CLA's of several shutters, including very good instructions for doing a full breakdown and rebuild of a Dial-Set Compur ... but naturally I can't find it at the moment. If I locate the URL I'll pass it along.

Nathan


Well, from the picture it seems to be a Goerz Roll Tenax from about 1921. They usually came with the cheaper Tenastigmat lens, but it's hard to tell what went on back then. Your Compur shutter is one of the easiest to repair and still one of the most reliable ever built. The Dagor lens should be a winner, also. It's worth fixing and using. It's not worth selling. They don't go for much and a buyer would probably cannibalize it for the lens. Use and enjoy.
Oh, develop the film. D-76 1:1 for 9 minutes should come close. :D

bspeed
10-Jan-2009, 18:09
Yeah, it says "Tenax" above the waist-level finder :)

Tenax's were available with Dagors.

There was a fellow who had a site that showed step-by-step CLA's of several shutters, including very good instructions for doing a full breakdown and rebuild of a Dial-Set Compur ... but naturally I can't find it at the moment. If I locate the URL I'll pass it along.

Nathan

That would be an interesting read!
I am now on the waiting list for the shutter repair.
But I am also a long-time tinkerer of things...but thankfully I know my limits.
Still, just removing the lenses and opening the shutter for a simple cleaning with the oft mentioned Naptha.....well, maybe, maybe.
Famous last words kind of thing LOL.

This coming week, will be building a Photo transistor shutter speed detector. I am a elect. tech, so have the stuff I need. Will check my current 2 LF lenses,
my Zeiss Box-Tengor, some mamiya lenses, and a $30 Yashica Rangefinder. Should be fun and educational.