Sanderson Tropical De Luxe - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Sanderson Tropical De Luxe

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

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Lens:
f6.3, 150 mm Zeiss Tessar, iris diaphragm to f32. Serial no. 114322 (1909).

Shutter:
Compound, speeds 1 - 1/100, B, T. 11 o'clock release.

Construction:
Polished teak with brass fittings, black leather bellows.

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

Focusing:
Bellows focusing. Double extension with additional extension by using the front panel struts.

Attributes:
Circular spirit level. Reversing back. Wide-angle flap. Wide-angle focusing rack. Drop-bed. Tallbody feature. Removable hood to focusing screen. Removable lens panel.

Identification:
Type 3 front standard lock. Lens panel retained by sliding plate. Rack and pinion rising front with lock. Early type front standard bolts. Type 2 handle to wide-angle rack. Type 2 back catches. Type 8 name plaque. "Patents".

Movements:
Rising front. Tilting front.

Serial Number:
15220 .

With:
4 double dark-slides (1 - 8). Hooded focusing screen. Lens cap.

This version of the Tropical De Luxe was made around 1908, it is made of teak and is similar to the ordinary Tropical model with the addition of the tallbody feature and different front panel.

For a list of Sanderson models, versions and an explanation of features see Sanderson Notes.

References & Notes:
Sanderson Notes. BP 613/1895. BP 20862/1900. BP 114/1901. BP 17408/1904.


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