Vesta - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Vesta

Adams & Co.

London

England

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Lens:
f6.8, 4 " Ross Homocentric, iris diaphragm to f32. Serial no. 85456 .

Shutter:
Ilex Acme, speeds 1 - 1/300, B, T.

Construction:
Leather covered metal body, leather bellows.

Format:
2 " x 3 " plates held in slides.

Focusing:
Bellows to 2 yards.

Attributes:
Frame finder.

Movements:
Rising front, cross front.

Serial Number:
651 .

Notes:
Adams Address: 24 Charing Cross Rd.

With:
3 double dark-slides (1 - 6). Cable release by Deckel.

This is an unusual model of the Vesta; it has a wire frame finder, both rise and cross front and is fitted with a substantial handle. The aperture scale on the shutter housing is upside down as was normal for Adams. The lens dates to the end of World War I.


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Adams & Co.

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