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Sliding Box Camera by Bland & Co.

Auction:
2283
Lot:
1695
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Sliding Box Camera by Bland & Co., London, 7 1/2 x 7 1/2-inch, probably for wet-collodian use, the mahogany body of dovetailed construction, with rising front, ground-glass focusing screen, brass fittings and a brass-bound rack-and-pinion focusing lens with cap and stop, engraved Bland & Co., Opticians to the Queen, Fleet St., London, 2516, (original condition overall, lacquer rubbed and some discoloration on the top).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Bland & Co., London, Fleet St, Brass, Brass instrument, Optician