Verascope F 40 - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Verascope F 40

1940s

J. Richard

Paris

France

Image of Verascope F 40

Lens:
f3.5, 40 mm Berthiot Flor, iris diaphragm to f16. Serial no. 1111256 1111315 .

Shutter:
Guillotine, behind the lens, speeds 1 - 1/250, B, T. Flash synchronisation, two sockets for electronic (marked E) and bulb (marked F).

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
20, 24 x 30 mm stereo pairs on 35 mm film in cassette, or 40 mono exposures. Stereo images are interleaved on the film, i.e. 1st exposure, 2nd exposure, 1st exposure, 2nd exposure .... .

Focusing:
To 2', the lens board moves forward and backwards.

Attributes:
Coupled rangefinder showing central double image. Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Film advance by sprocket, also tensions the shutter. Auto-stop on film advance.
Setting for mono exposures. Lever on lens panel to tension the shutter without advancing the film.
Depth-of-field scale, frame counter.

Identification:
Late model with flash synchronisation, depth-of-field scale and separate shutter tensioning lever.

Serial Number:
4860056 .

Notes:
Retailer's label: Duval (when sold second-hand or repaired).

With:
Case.

A very well-made stereo camera and the last of the Verascope range.

References & Notes:
BJA 1954, p. 203.

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