Stereo Panoramic - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Stereo Panoramic

1913

Tropical model

London Stereoscopic Co. Ltd

London

England

Image of Stereo Panoramic

Lens:
Two, f6.3, c. 5" Double Protar Series VIIa lenses, iris diaphragm to f45. Comprising two 22 cm components. Serial no. 155835 217926 155844 217943 .

Shutter:
Compound, speeds 1 - 1/200, B, T. 11 o'clock release, raised dial. Serial no. 113986.

Construction:
Polished teak, with brass binding, black leather bellows, green leather focusing hood. Cloth septum on spring loaded roller.

Format:
Two, 3" x 4 " images on 6 " x 4 " plates held in double dark-slides.

Focusing:
Bellows to 20" with combined lens. To 12 feet with single group and panoramic setting. Double extension.

Attributes:
Brilliant view-finder. Stereo separation 3". Removable lens panel. For panoramic use the front lens element is removed. The lens panel is slid over to the centre which also moves the front of the septum. The rear of the septum is then slid over to the side of the bellows. A blanking plate is placed in part of the lens opening of the front panel.

Movements:
Rise and cross front.

Notes:
Address plaque - 3 Hanover Sq. W. (L.S.C. moved to this address in 1912). In 1914 the camera was sold as the Servix.

With:
Hooded focusing screen. 3 book-form double dark-slides (1 - 6) with 6 cut film holders. Blanking plate for panoramic use.

L.S.C. sold a wide range of cameras, these were either bought-in from other manufacturers or made to their own specification. The Stereo Panoramic is their own design, it was produced in three sizes: half-plate, 10 x 15 cm, and 6 x 13 cm, and in either a leather covered or tropical finish.

References & Notes:
BJA 1914, p. 988. BJA 1915, p. 751.


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London Stereoscopic Co.

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