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    Re: Lerebours Serial Number - Rice Writing

    This puzzles me a bit. Because of the experience mentioned above, I took a little test with one of my landscape lenses and interchanged its lens with that of one of my petzvals; it still could focus...
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    Re: Lerebours Serial Number - Rice Writing

    ....and the mounting ring seems of later make, i.e. not original to the lens (although less important I guess)
  3. Re: barrel lens mount: normal or sunk

    See also page 7 of this nice old Zeiss catalogue:
    https://www.pacificrimcamera.com/rl/00045/00045.pdf
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    Re: Rodenstock fitting flange

    Thanks, didn't know that one, great link!
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    Re: Anybody recognize this camera?

    Photo is mirrored; strap sat at the right side of the camera looking from the front...
    ...its seems her camera had its bellows clips removed...or never had them
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    Re: Anybody recognize this camera?

    This is the ICA made for stereo (and you could use it also as a mono/panorama like in this picture); I think its predecessor made by Emil WŁnsche was called the Reicka camera:
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    Re: Half plate size?

    why not measure your plateholders, then you know what to look for
  8. Re: Meopta Magnola (someone else...)

    Its a copy of the Linhoff Technika series of camera's: they use the same kind of plateholders. They use old style single metal holders without a rim, in German they are called Millionenfalz Planfilm...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    They are very nice in handling especially the 10x15, once you get the shutter restored. Most of them have broken shutter cloth or it will break soon if you try the shutter at the highest...
  10. Re: Researching Eastman Dry Plate & Film Co. 5x7 Camera & Need Help

    To give you an idea, this is what came with my (whole plate) Eastman Dry Plate & Film Co cam:
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    Re: Need Grubb Lens Expertise

    This one was sold today and seems to have reached a new high level of pricing (for a Grubb in what seems not so well - altered - condition although it can be considered an early one):
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  12. Re: Looking for my first 8x10 field camera, what are my best options in 2021?

    Looking great indeed, but many do; best is to check out the quality of the filmholders - guess they don't make them but use an international back so you can use other makes.
    So you still have to...
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    Re: shutter choice for a newbie

    things to think about:
    1. are you going (to learn) to service shutters yourself;
    2. are you going to have them serviced by someone else;
    3. are you not having them serviced but want out of the box...
  14. Re: Ross . London 6in Homocentric 1:6.3 lens

    Here is an original one by Bausch & Lomb:

    https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/1/1013/30/eastman-kodak-automat-shutter-bausch_1_0cbc18365aa71de24e60075e6fb5fb08.jpg

    Here's one in better...
  15. Re: UK lens makers and budget lenses questions

    look for Dallmeyer + Compur
    or for Taylor & Hobson + Compound
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    Re: Plasticca info anyone?

    Hello Steven, the name reads C.A.P. Ivens which stands for Cornelis Adrianus Peter Ivens, son of the photographer Wilhelm Ivens. C.A.P. was father of the well known cineast Joris Ivens. Don't think...
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    Re: Eidoscope

    Great atmosphere in these images, nice POV as well
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Thanks Roberto for the swift and clear response. I saw a film from the maker and indeed already in that film the front standard looks a bit too flimsy considering the dimensions of the camera and...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Hello Roberto, what is your opinion about the sturdiness of the back frame with the ground glass: I read it is held by magnets....
    and further, what is the bellows made of, is it more a plastic like...
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    Re: Fomapan 100, 200 and 400

    lovely grays! en quite a DOF for such LF macro work!
  21. Re: Are Andrew Ross engraving calligraphic styles inconsistent?

    Thanks you, I believe is name is Ivan Rose, a very competent woodworker (making sliding box camera's)
  22. Re: Are Andrew Ross engraving calligraphic styles inconsistent?

    Who is 'Roseman' ?
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    very nice one ! - pity we can't appreciate a somewhat bigger scan
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    Re: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 cameras?

    Imperial formats are great to work with (whole plate and half plate), but in that case you are mostly looking towards the vintage British and US made camera's - which are plenty offered btw, but to...
  25. Re: How are Camera Bellows UK bellows holding up over time???

    The title of this thread says: How are Camera Bellows UK bellows holding up over time???
    So are you saying that the original bellows made by the same manufacturer didn't hold up very well...
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    Re: Dating Derogy lens

    ...just seen this one...seems in beautiful shape:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50891149297_b96fa6fa2e_b.jpg
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    Re: Dating Derogy lens

    That must be a very early RR ....any picture of the lens?
  28. Re: Voigtlander Bergheil bayonet flanges

    Quite some time ago a topic about these bayonet flanges was on the German LF forum, with same kind of question. Some member there had them replicated in the past (I followed that thread for a while...
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    Re: TT Camera and lens

    Great work - who did the bellows?
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    Re: Second Fastest Sinar Norma

    +1 +1 :-)

    Indeed what is at all fast about this camera ??

    ...further...considering the advertisement this camera doesn't seem to be meant for LF but merely MF - if that is the case I guess my...
  31. Re: Ernemann shutter id/age 120mm dagor lens

    Here you find a nice site (in Spanish) about Ernemann shutters. Yours is said to be from about 1909 - which seems correct since also shutters from other German make were until about 1912 in unpainted...
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    Re: Flange Troubles

    Well I guess because they stopped to do that kind of work; thats what I read in another thread
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    Re: Flange Troubles

    Did you or the machinist measure the thread? If you know the thread why not ask here if someone has a matching flange?

    some other threads with comparable flange questions/problems:
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    +1
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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    Great results! They all capture the atmosphere of the old wet plate technique.
  36. Re: Mobile darkroom photography with Tin Type Trike | Our Vancouver

    thx for posting, great set up
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    Re: Lerebours Serial Number - Rice Writing

    sure, but isn't it also because Steven gave quite a different twist to this thread?.....
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    Re: what grit for ground glass

    Have 400, 600 and 1000 (silicon carbide). Especially for smaller glasses, such as a little ground glass for a Rolleicord, I use first 600 and then the 1000 to get a smooth surface.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Being long inside the house during lock down, I wanted to try something on the table with a fully black background. I thought, ok what is nice to put in front of such a background, and since brass...
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    Re: Thread sizes of old compur 0s and 1s?

    here you find most specs of the more modern compur shutters:
    https://learncamerarepair.com/downloads/pdf/Compur-Factory-Shutter-Repair-Manual.pdf
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