A couple of Balda cameras from a flea market, yesterday;
A Jubilette with a Baltar lens (Left, broken viewfinder lens, missing DOF table)
A Baldina with a Radionar lens. (plastic frame counter cover has become nearly opaque)
And the next project camera has arrived, another one from H.Martin (or one of their subcontractors/furniture shops in the Alsace)
A tailboard "Chambre de Voyage" ...in other words a Travel Camera.
Another vintage curtain shutter, a two curtain one at that, a design licensed from...
Flea market 'rescue'. Not cheap, but I couldn't resist getting it.
Travel Camera by "H.Martin - Paris", It was a construction company of many types of cameras. Might be that it was built by another subcontractor, but I've not found another one similar to it yet.
Lens is a "Rapid Angulair -...
Lastest photography related acquistion; the last book I was missing from a series that takes an indepth look at (post-)battle photographs; The Dams Raid, Dieppe, The Ploesti Raid, Villers-Bocage and now this one.
This one seems to command the most money from collectors. Lucky to get it for...
Arrived today! An Auto Graflex R.B. Series B (2x3"), straight out of Austria. (Seen here with my Kodak Auto Graflex Junior in the same format)
Just needed a little dusting and lubrication of the rollers to get it going.
Added bonus: previous owner added a magnifying glass over the ground glass...
We're all horrible bunch of enablers, ErichH. Either here or on pages like the Vintage Camera Collectors Group on Facebook ;)
I'm still waiting on a 2x3 Auto Graflex R.B. at the moment.
And there's a No.1 Crown Tripod in the works.
Finally managed to get my hands on a long winding-crank for my Bell&Howell Filmo/Eyemo cameras.
Paid way too much in shipping and tax, but they're impossible to find on this side of the Atlantic :(
My 3 1940s Bell&Howell 35mm Eyemo cameras. 71-Q and 71-Z models.
Left is a US Army PH-330-G...
I was given a Retina 010 and a Retina II 142, a 5cm f/2 Summar, a W-Komura 28mm f/3.5 and a box of Tri-X in 4x5 for overhauling a couple of cameras for a friend.
I'm still waiting on a boxed film cartridge for a Steky III and a Filmo/Eyemo long-handled crank to arrive.....as well as 2...