Ibso - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Ibso

1908

Alfred Gauthier

Calmbach

Germany

Image of Ibso

Shutter Type:
Three blade diaphragm. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control. Everset.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, B, T. Finger release at 7 o'clock, cable release socket at 11 o'clock.

With:
f6, 5", Busch Detective Aplanat.

Ensign-Sector

c. 1909

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Shutter Type:
Three blade diaphragm. Spring powered, pneumatic exposure control. Everset.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/100 - 1, T. Settings for: instantaneous speeds; Lock where the shutter does not fire; Open giving a T setting. Finger release at 11 o'clock, pneumatic release.

Notes:
Re-badged by Houghtons.

With:
f8, 5 ⅞", Ensign Symmetrical.

Variations: Finger release at 7 o'clock or 11 o'clock; with or without pneumatic release.

Houghton and Butcher used the Ibso on their better quality hand cameras from about 1909. On this example there is a wheel with settings of Free, Lock and Open, this may have been special to Houghton. Normally the Ibso has C, B, and T settings on the shutter dial.

References & Notes:
BJA 1910, p. 292. BJA 1911, p. 303. Ensign Handbook 1914, p. 62.

Vario

Alfred Gauthier

Calmbach

West Germany

Shutter Type:
Five blade diaphragm. Spring powered.

Attributes:
Speeds 1/200 - 1/25, B.

Notes:
From a Kershaw 450 camera.


Company Details:

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Unnamed Studio Shutter

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Sands' Patent

Simplex

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Linhof

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Automat, I T B

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Compound

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Ball Bearing, Kodamatic

Luc, Agilux
T-P Gun Camera

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T-P Time, Studio, Snap-Shot

T-P Stereo

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Kershaw Patent

Roller-Blind

T-P Focal-Plane

N&G Focal-Plane

Minex

Eye-lid