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Heliar

1902

Voigtländer & Sohn

Braunschweig

Germany

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f4.5, 30 cm

Lens Type:
Anastigmat. 5 elements.

Iris diaphragm, two scales to f25 and f32. Black painted mount. For whole-plate.

Serial Number:
84748 .

Designed by Harting and influenced by the Cooke Triplet, the Heliar was placed on the market in 1902. The original patent (1900) shows a symmetrical arrangement with the rear group matching the front group, the second patent shows an alteration to the rear group with the positive element becoming bi-convex. Shortly after this Harting introduced another lens, the Dynar, where the elements in the outside groups were switched i.e. the positive element was on the outside. Later Heliar lenses were made to the design of the Dynar (an advertisement for the Heliar in the 1927 BJA shows the Dynar configuration). An f3.5 series was introduced after World War I.

References & Notes:
BP 22962/1900. BP 13441/1902. BJA 1903, p. 1564. BJA 1905, p. 1346. BJA 1925, p. 748. BJA 1927, p. 678. Kingslake, p. 106. DRP 124934. DRP 143889.

Medio Anastigmat

W. Kenngott

Paris

France

f7.7, 100 mm

Lens Type:
Anastigmat.

Iris diaphragm to f44. Brass mount. For 4" x 5".

Radionar

Jos. Schneider & Co. Optische Werke

Kreuznach

Germany

f2.9, 75 mm

Lens Type:
Anastigmat. 3 elements.

Iris diaphragm to f22. Helical focusing mount fitting a Reflex Korelle.

Serial Number:
1348477 .

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