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Petzval-Type Lens by James Davidson, Scotland, c. 1855

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Petzval-Type Lens by James Davidson, Scotland, c. 1855
James Davidson, Edinburgh. Scottish optician and photographer. Portrait lens with focal length of approx. 35 cm, rear element hand-engraved: "James Davidson Edinburgh", lens version without waterhouse stop, height of the lens with lens hood 9 in., front element 3 ½ in., lens diameter 5 in., rack-and-pinion focusing. Early lens by a small-scale Scottish manufacturer. – A research subject!

Petzval-Typ-Objektiv von James Davidson, Schottland, um 1855
James Davidson, Edinburgh. Optiker und Photograph, Portraitobjektiv mit ca. 35 cm Brennweite, hintere Linse in Blei graviert: "James Davidson Edinburgh". Optikversion ohne Blendeneinschub, Höhe mit Gegenlichtblende 23 cm, Frontelement Ø 9 cm, Objektivdurchmesser 13 cm, Triebeinstellung. – Ein sehr kleiner Hersteller aus Schottland, über den wohl nur sehr wenig bekannt ist. – Forschungsobjekt.

Start Price: € 500

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€500.00

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Petzval-Type Lens by James Davidson, Scotland, c. 1855

Auction ended on Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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