Dallon - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Dallon

1920

J.H. Dallmeyer Ltd

London

England

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Series XVIII. f6.5, 9"

Lens Type:
Telephoto, fixed separation. 4 elements.

Iris diaphragm to f45. Black painted aluminium fixed mount. Pull-out lens hood. 4 ½" back focus. For 3 ½" x 2 ½" plates.

Serial Number:
101322 (c. 1920) .

Series VI No. 1B. f5.6, 9"

Iris diaphragm to f22. Black painted aluminium mount with helical focusing to 4 m. 4 ½" back focus. For 3 ½" x 2 ½" plates.

Serial Number:
98962 .

Series VI No. 4. f5.6, 17"

Iris diaphragm to f45. Black painted aluminium mount with helical focusing to 8 yds. For half-plates.

Serial Number:
101096 .

Series VI No. 1AA. f5.6, 6"

Iris diaphragm to f45. Black painted aluminium fixed mount. For 4.5 x 6 cm plates.

Serial Number:
106120 (1925) .

With:
Lens hood.

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f5.6, 6"

Iris diaphragm to f32. Removable V.P. Exakta mount. Black lens with nickel mount.

Serial Number:
193070 .

With:
Rear cap.

f5.6, 6"

Iris diaphragm to f32. Removable V.P. Exakta mount. Chrome finish. Lens hood.

Serial Number:
307611 .

Designed by L.B. Booth. When introduced in 1920 four series were available:

  • VI f5.6 2x magnification 9 - 17" focal length, later 6 - 24".
  • XVI f7.7 2x magnification 12 - 17", later 12 - 40".
  • XVIII f6.5 2x magnification 5.3 - 17", later 6 - 24". For folding hand cameras with between lens shutter.
  • XVII f6.8 2.5x magnification 15".
  • XXIV f3.5 12", later 3 -14". Introduced around 1926, only listed for a few years.
The Dallon continued to be produced after World War II. In the late 1930s an f8 60" was produced.

References & Notes:
BP 139719/1919. BP 151507/1919. BJA 1921, p. 799. BJA 1922, p. 324. BJA 1926, p. 351. BJA 1927, pp. 345, 783. BJA 1928, p. 347. BJA 1940, p. 194. Neblette, Principles and Practice, p. 144.


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