No. 7 "Kodak Portrait Camera" & Kodak Sliding Carriage Stand with Lenses & Accessories

No. 7 "Kodak Portrait Camera" & Kodak Sliding Carriage Stand with Lenses & AccessoriesNo. 7 "Kodak Portrait Camera" & Kodak Sliding Carriage Stand with Lenses & Accessories

Hammer Price w/ BP

$1,783

Lot #: 38
No. 7 "Kodak Portrait Camera" & Kodak Sliding Carriage Stand with Lenses & Accessories
The lens is a Wollensak-Rochester Verito 14 1/2” Diffused Focus F-4 lens. The actual ‘lens', appears to be very fine and without scratches, etc.. Original lens cover and original lidded box. The body of the lens is marked “Wollensak Optical Co., Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., No. 4 STUDIO, Patent Mar. 12, 1907”.The F-numbers are above the 'No. 4 Studio' mark, and are 4, 6, 8, 11, 16, 22, 32, and 45. The aperture lever is working. The three wheeled stand for the camera is in very nice condition and appears to be original, including the finish. The three wheels (original) all move nicely as they should. The side wheel/handle used to lower and raise the camera tray operates well as does the locking mechanism/lever. The lever/crank under the tray to tilt it up or down works as it should as well. The stand is marked with a plate stating “Century, Made by Eastman Kodak Co., Successor to Century Camera, Rochester, N.Y.” Attachments incl: A Kodak ‘Sliding Carriage’ for a No. 7 or 8 Camera. A smaller Kodak Rotating Camera Back/carriage #14468. 2 Film/Plate holders (5” x 7” & 8” x 10”). 1 Kodak back frame, 5” x 7” panel with frosted glass. ‘Special Back', 8” x 10”. Panel with frosted glass, cracked, 8" x 10”. Folmer Graflex Corp View Plate Holder.
Overall: Ht. 52" W 27" D 31". Camera: Ht. 20" W 14" D 24 3/4”
Condition
Original condition & finish. Knobs intact, functioning. The bellows are very good.
Auction Date
May 20, 2016

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