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Vintage Ansco Semi-Automatic Folding Camera - 1919 - Excellent Condition - gift for camera lovers photographers - ostrich patterned leather

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Ansco Semi-Automatic Folding Camera with rich ostrich patterned dark brown leather covering. Black leather bellows in very fine condition. Black-on-chrome styling around the lens.

It was designed to be portable so it is lighter weight and slimmer in design than its peers.

This particular model was made in 1919 or so I deduced from the patent pending inscription on the inside of the film case. It measures 9 by 4.5 by 2 inches when folded shut. And 9 by 4.5 by 7 inches when the lens is unfolded.

►Format: 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" which corresponds to 116 film.
►Camera is in good condition with minimal wear on the casing. The optics are clear.
►This camera has not been tested. I found this at the estate of photographer/collector I don't believe he used the camera as it shows virtually no signs of wear except around the external shutter cord.
► I am selling this 'as is'. Ansco was an American manufacturer of camera equipment in Binghamton, New York.
► The film loading door works perfectly. The latch on the door looks and works like it was brand new.

This camera is in remarkable shape.

Ansco was an early pioneer of many camera innovations. Based in Binghamton New York. This model features a semi-automatic winding feature, a rapid rectilinear F8 Lens made in Rochester.

Historic collectors piece.

This would make an excellent decor piece in your mid century home.

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17-3-19

I shop internationally. I will adjust the listed shipping price after purchase to accurately reflect the true shipping costs.
Ansco Semi-Automatic Folding Camera with rich ostrich patterned dark brown leather covering. Black leather bellows in very fine condition. Black-on-chrome styling around the lens.

It was designed to be portable so it is lighter weight and slimmer in design than its peers.

This particular model was made in 1919 or so I deduced from the patent pending inscription on the inside of the film case. It measures 9 by 4.5 by 2 inches when folded shut. And 9 by 4.5 by 7 inches when the lens is unfolded.

►Format: 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" which corresponds to 116 film.
►Camera is in good condition with minimal wear on the casing. The optics are clear.
►This camera has not been tested. I found this at the estate of photographer/collector I don't believe he used the camera as it shows virtually no signs of wear except around the external shutter cord.
► I am selling this 'as is'. Ansco was an American manufacturer of camera equipment in Binghamton, New York.
► The film loading door works perfectly. The latch on the door looks and works like it was brand new.

This camera is in remarkable shape.

Ansco was an early pioneer of many camera innovations. Based in Binghamton New York. This model features a semi-automatic winding feature, a rapid rectilinear F8 Lens made in Rochester.

Historic collectors piece.

This would make an excellent decor piece in your mid century home.

Find more great goodies:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/JVoyage?section_id=7083855
Visit my JVoyage Shop:
jvoyage.etsy.com

17-3-19

I shop internationally. I will adjust the listed shipping price after purchase to accurately reflect the true shipping costs.

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Vintage Ansco Semi-Automatic Folding Camera - 1919 - Excellent Condition - gift for camera lovers photographers - ostrich patterned leather

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1910s
  • Craft type: Photography
  • Materials: glass lens, metal casing, leather cover
  • Feedback: 304 reviews
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