TTH Casket - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Casket

c. 1890

Taylor, Taylor & Hobson

Leicester

England

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No. 3

Lens Type:
Lens set.

Comprises:

  • Tube with iris diaphragm
  • RV back lens and front tube, f11 - f45, 8.59"
  • RR front and back lenses, f8 - f64, 7.16"
  • WAR front and back lenses, f16 - f64, 4.13"
Three diaphragm scales. Brass mount. For half-plate.

Serial Number:
3969 .

No. 3

Lens Type:
Lens set.

Comprises:

  • Tube with iris diaphragm
  • RV back lens and front tube, f11 - f45, 8.68"
  • RR front and back lenses, f8 - f64, 7.41"
  • WAR front and back lenses, f16 - f64, 4.11"
Three diaphragm scales. Brass mount. For half-plate.

Serial Number:
5802 .

With:
Fitted leather box.

The T.T.H. casket sets consist of the front and rear groups of lenses and a shared mount containing the diaphragm. The lenses cannot be mixed as in combinable sets. The lenses in the sets were:

  • RR Rapid Rectilinear
  • RV Rapid View
  • WAR Wide-angle Rectilinear
  • MAR Mid-angle Rectilinear
  • WAV Wide-angle View
Casket sets were produced for quarter, half and whole-plate.

References & Notes:
BJA 1892, p. 209. PA 1891, p. 397.


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Taylor, Taylor & Hobson

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