Victor - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Victor

1901

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.

Rochester

USA

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade return, rectilinear movement. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

Serial Number:
58028 .

Notes:
Marked Rochester Optical Co.

With:
f8 lens.

References & Notes:
BP 8358/1901.

Unicum

1897

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.

Rochester

USA

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade return, rectilinear movement. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

Serial Number:
67066 .

With:
f8 lens.

The Unicum was produced for several years. The casing is usually lacquered brass which varies from pale yellow to deep orange in colour.

References & Notes:
BJA 1900, p. 69.

Argos

c. 1900

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.

Rochester

USA

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade pivoted return. Spring powered, spring regulation.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1/25, B, T. Mounted between the lens.

Serial Number:
3176 .

With:
f8 lens.

References & Notes:
BP 8353/1901.

Automat

1906 Model

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.

Rochester

USA

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade pivoted return. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control. Everset.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

Identification:
Chrome finish.

Notes:
From a Premo camera.

With:
f8, 6 " B&L Planatograph 4" x 5" lens. Diaphragm scale marked Eastman Kodak Co. Succ'rs to Rochester Optical Co. US scale.

Automat

1906 Model

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade pivoted return. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control. Everset.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

Identification:
Brass finish.

The 1901 model had the speed setting lever below the lens, the model of 1906 had the setting lever on a disc over the lens.

References & Notes:
BJA 1903, p. 68. BJA 1905, p. 69. BJA 1906, p. 76. Sinclair Cat. p. 180.

I T B

c. 1901

Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.

Rochester

USA

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Shutter Type:
Two-blade pivoted return. Spring powered.

Attributes:
Speeds I, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

With:
Ensign lens.

I T B

c. 1902

Shutter Type:
Two-blade pivoted return. Spring powered.

Attributes:
Speeds I, B, T. Mounted between the lens. Finger and pneumatic release.

Notes:
From a Pocket Poco.

With:
f8 lens.

A popular shutter which, despite its single speed, is found on some expensive cameras as well as cheaper models.

References & Notes:
BP 8360/1901.

Guerry Flap Shutter

Phoenix

Lancaster Rotary

Unnamed Studio Shutter

Idento Sector

N&G Sector

Lancaster See-Saw

Sands' Patent

Simplex

Nydia

Newman's Patent

The Adjustable

Single blade Return

Linhof

Le Perpetuel

Derval, Vario, Nettar

Victor, Unicum, Argos
Automat, I T B

Regular, Junior
Trichro, Eastman Triple Action

Compound

Compur

Koilos

Ibso, Vario

Automat, Ilex
Ball Bearing, Kodamatic

Luc, Agilux
T-P Gun Camera

B&L Iris, Goerz Sector, Volute
Pocket Automatic

T-P T&I

T-P Time, Studio, Snap-Shot

T-P Stereo

N&G Roller-Blind

Kershaw Patent

Roller-Blind

T-P Focal-Plane

N&G Focal-Plane

Minex

Eye-lid