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  1. Thread: Mystery camera

    by MikeUK
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    Re: Mystery camera

    So sorry to have left this thread in limbo for so long! Here is the photo of the back that you asked for Ron. I agree that Andrew nailed it.

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  2. Thread: Mystery camera

    by MikeUK
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    Thanks Jody. Yes, the T-P Reflex does look quite a bit different from the T-P Press Camera. I'll leave it to the experts to say whether they share the same shutter.
  3. Thread: Mystery camera

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    I must admit that the more that I learn the more that I am being tempted away from the selling it option, but it is a big step up from where I am with analogue photography. I.e. little more than...
  4. Thread: Mystery camera

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    I see what you mean. As I mentioned above, these cameras are said to often be modified so I would not be that surprised to find alterations to permit other manufacturer's lens.
  5. Thread: Mystery camera

    by MikeUK
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    Yes, I did have a reply that congratulated you Andrew on your accurate educated guess, but for some reason it did not arrive on the forum. There seems to be quite a variety even within these TP...
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    Thanks Ron. I got the shutter speed suggestion from a friend who does not know very much about these kinds of cameras, but to be fair he turns out to have been pretty close with his initial age...
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    Re: Mystery camera

    Thank you for your thoughts everyone.

    So far this is what various people have suggested:

    Quarter plate Thornton Pickard All Weather Press Camera, made between 1912 - 1920 approx. based upon...
  8. Thread: Mystery camera

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    Mystery camera

    Hello everyone.

    I have inherited what I guess is a vintage 4x5 dry plate camera, and as a fairly basic 35 mm shooter I am completely out of my depth! Can anyone please help me figure out what...
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