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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    This shape looks familiar with me... Is it 13" tall, 4.75" glass dia. and weighs about 11 lbs?
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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Hermagis?
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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    60cm Hermagis ?

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Hermagis for sure.

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    You all are correct, it'a a Hermagis 1200mm.

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    So I was wrong, it is not a BFL, it is a BFHL!

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Holly shit! Nice!!! So I was right!

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Pardon my ignorance, but what would that have been used for in its day? I mean, besides dropping on the enemy.
    For that matter, what would it be used for today? 1200mm ain't small change.

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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    A 30x40 wet plate camera maybe...

    Quote Originally Posted by Will Whitaker View Post
    Pardon my ignorance, but what would that have been used for in its day? I mean, besides dropping on the enemy.
    For that matter, what would it be used for today? 1200mm ain't small change.
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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Quote Originally Posted by Will Whitaker View Post
    Pardon my ignorance, but what would that have been used for in its day? I mean, besides dropping on the enemy.
    For that matter, what would it be used for today? 1200mm ain't small change.
    It is used on a BFC...

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