Una - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Una

James A. Sinclair & Co. Ltd

London

England

Image of Una

Lens:
f6, 6.4" Dallmeyer No. 3 Stigmat, iris diaphragm to f45. Serial no. 91916 (c. 1915).

Shutter:
Dial-set Compur, speeds 1 - 1/200, B, T. Serial no. 568802.

Construction:
Leather covered mahogany body. Black leather bellows.

Format:
10 x 15 cm plates held in double dark-slides.

Focusing:
Bellows to 26", scale to 2 yards. Double extension.

Attributes:
Brilliant view-finder. Revolving back. Rising front flap on body for wide-angle work.

Identification:
This camera is fitted with a simple brilliant finder without tilt and the familiar rising front discs are not present on the camera.

Movements:
Rising front, tilting front.

Notes:
Address on case: James A. Sinclair & Co Ltd. 3 Whitehall. London S.W1.

With:
4 double dark-slides with Auto catch. Sinclair lens hood.

Una

James A. Sinclair & Co. Ltd

London

England

Image of Una

Lens:
f6.3, 5" Ross Homocentric, iris diaphragm to f22. Serial no. 83314 (c. 1918).

Shutter:
Lukos Express (Wollensak Optimo), speeds 1 - 1/300, B, T.

Construction:
Leather covered mahogany body. Black leather bellows.

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

Focusing:
Bellows to 18", scale to 2 yards. Double extension.

Attributes:
Spirit level. Revolving back. Rising front flap on body for wide-angle work.

Movements:
Rising front, tilting front.

Notes:
Address on case: James A. Sinclair & Co Ltd. 3 Whitehall. London S.W1.

With:

  • Hooded focusing screen. 6 double dark-slides. Film pack adapter. Sinclair Folding Lens Hood.
  • Sinclair case.
  • Ilford Meter. Cardboard version, slip case and booklet. Plates listed date to 1923.

References & Notes:
Una models and references.

Illustrations:
Christie's Cat. 10/7/97 lot 341. Model with a square lens panel and sliding strip to retain panel (Ross lens 132429).


Company Details:

Sinclair & Co.

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