Watson Acme - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Watson Acme

W. Watson & Sons

London

England

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Lens:
f8, 8 x 5 Ross Rapid Symmetrical, iris diaphragm with external pointer to f64. Removable lens panel. Serial no. 47566 .

Shutter:
None.

Construction:
Spanish mahogany, dovetail joints, aluminium fittings, leather bellows with square corners.

Format:
6 " x 4 " plates held in double dark-slides.

Focusing:
Bellows. Double extension, rack and pinion movement to inner frame.

Attributes:
Reversing back.

Movements:
Rising front, tilting front, tilting back.

Serial Number:
8583 .

The camera was made in the early 1890s, it has later been fitted with a spring back and the original turntable has been replaced by a wooden plate having a tripod socket.


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