Grubb Aplanat - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Grubb Aplanat

1857

T. Grubb

Dublin

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Lens Type:
Single achromat.

c. 15". Washer stops. Brass mount with extending front section.

Serial Number:
3510 .

Notes:
Barrel engraved ' Sold by Morley 70 Upper St. 6012'. Morley's number of 6012 is also on the flange.

With:
Flange.

Consists of a meniscus crown in front of a meniscus flint. The extending front located the diaphragm in the correct position. The lens gave low spherical aberration. It was advertised in the following sizes:

Lens diameterFocusPlate Size
2"9"6" x 5"
2 129 x 7
31510 x 8
3 1812 x10
42115 x 12
52518 x 16
63022 x 20
3 Stereo or 3 x 3
14 "
1 ⅛6"
28 Stereo or 4 x 4
1 6"
1 ⅜7"

References & Notes:
BP 2574/1857. G. Knight Cat. 1864, p. 12. Soloman Cat. 1863, p 11. Abney, Instruction, p. 90. Kingslake, p. 28.

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