Sanderson De Luxe - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Sanderson De Luxe

1902

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Sanderson De Luxe

Lens:
f6.5, 5", Cooke Anastigmat Series IIIA, iris diaphragm to f32. Serial no. 32325 .

Shutter:
Koilos, speeds 1 - 1/300, B, T. Wire release.

Construction:
Leather covered mahogany body, black leather bellows with diagonal corners.

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

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

Attributes:
Adams brilliant view-finder. Spirit level. Reversing back. Removable lens panel. Wide-angle flap. Infinity catch.

Identification:
Later type struts. Diagonal cornered bellows. Type 3 front standard lock. Type 3 infinity catch. Early type front standard bolts. Single piece of brass on extension slide. Sliding plate to retain lens panel. Rack and pinion rising front with locking wheel. Type 2 wide-angle rack. Type 2 back catch. "Patents" (upright script) on side strut. Type 5 name plaque.

Movements:
Rising front, tilting front.

Serial Number:
18505 (c. 1909) .

With:

  • Focusing screen with removable hood. 2 double dark-slides (1 - 4).
  • Houghton Envelope Adapter. Mahogany, 1905 model, marked "Sanderson". Serial no. 1181, 23C.

The De Luxe, introduced in 1902, was similar to the Regular but incorporated a tallbody feature that prevented bunching of the bellows from obscuring the image. The front panel was also slightly different.

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

References & Notes:
Sanderson Notes. BP 613/1895. BP 20860/1900. BP 20862/1900. BP 114/1901. BP 17408/1904.


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