Plate / Film Adapter - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Plate Adapter

Franke & Heidecke

Braunschweig

Germany

Image of Plate Adapter

Format:
6 x 6 cm exposures on 6.5 x 9 cm plates.

Attributes:
Consists of: camera back, 3 single dark-slides, focusing screen, leather pouch for 2 slides, 3 cut-film adapters.

Notes:
Late model, c. 1950s.

With:
Box.

This converts the Rolleiflex or Rolleicord twin-lens reflex into a plate camera. The Plate Adapter appeared in the early 1930s and remained listed into the 1960s. A Pressure Slide was available in the 1930s that replaced the dark-slide to allow roll-films to be used with the plate back still in place.

No. 3 Cartridge Kodak Plate Adapter

1900

Eastman Kodak Co.

Rochester

USA

Attributes:
Consists of: camera back, focusing screen.

Serial Number:
685 .

This converts the Cartridge Kodak into a plate camera.

Contax Plate Adapter

1936

Zeiss-Ikon A. G.

Dresden

Germany

Image of Contax Plate Adapter

With:
One plate holder.

This fits a Contax model II or III allowing 3 x 4.5 cm plates or cut-film to be used. The plate was held in single metal slides having a spring that pushed the plate forward when the draw-slide was removed. The plate had the same register in the camera as 35 mm film.


Company Details:

Kodak

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