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<b>- Photographica & Film: </b>World's No. 1 Specialty-Auction offers approx. 600 lots of exceptionally rare and important collector's items and museum exhibits in this traditional Autumn Sale: Classic cameras, photographical treasuries and rarities from the 170 years of the history of photography and the early days of the moving image and its optical pre-history! * Classical photography * Historical photography & movie literature * Advertisements * ... and much, much more!
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<b>- Science & Technology: </b>we're offering approx. 500 lots of highly desirable collector's items and exposition pieces of all kind of "Technical Antiques". - Extremely rare museum quality items of the entire classic "Office Technology", "Scientific Instruments", "Mechanical Music Instruments", and superbly rare "Toys & Tin Toys"
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Beck Luxus-Frena No. 0, 1901986 - Beck Luxus-Frena No. 0, 1901
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"Luxus-Frena No. 0", 1901 R. & J. Beck, London, very nice magazine camera with unusual rotating change-mechanism. For plates 2 5/8 x 3...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to rmcover for (1,400.00 + 301.70) x 1 = 1,701.70
 
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Large Detective Camera by Steinheil, 18987 - Large Detective Camera by Steinheil, 18
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Large Detective Camera by Steinheil, 1896 Steinheil, Munich, Germany. Later version with interchangeable magazine for 10 x 15 cm. Fine tropical wood w
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Dr.Krügeners Simplex Reflex Camera, 188988 - Dr.Krügeners Simplex Reflex Camera, 188
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"Dr. Krügener's Simplex Reflex Camera", 1888 Early TLR precious wooden camera with interchangeable magazine for 24 plates (6 x 8 ...
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Dr.Krügeners Normal Delta Camera (13 x 989 - Dr.Krügeners Normal Delta Camera (13 x
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Dr. R. Krügener's Normal Delta Camera (13 x 18 cm!), c. 1890 Dr. Rudolf Krügener, Bockheim/Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The largest det...
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Estimates : 2,200.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,980.00) x 1 = 1,980.00
 
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Detective Camera Hüttig Fichtners Excel990 - Detective Camera Hüttig Fichtners Excel
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Detective Camera Hüttig: "Excelsior", c. 1892 Hüttig, Dresden/Fichtner, for 12 plates, size 6 x 9 cm, walnut body, rotating shut...
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Estimates : 450.00 - 550.00
Sold to floor for (330.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Ernemann: Tropical Wood Detective Camer991 - Ernemann: Tropical Wood Detective Camer
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Ernemann: Tropical Wood Detective Camera "Edison 95 B", c. 1895 Ernemann, Dresden, 9 x 12 plates, probably special version for exportation...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to jandyssr for (1,200.00 + 258.60) x 1 = 1,458.60
 
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American Detective Camera, c. 1890992 - American Detective Camera, c. 1890
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American Detective Camera, c. 1890 Unmarked, probably USA, size 21/3 x 31/2 in., for plates, unusual leathered wooden box, rotary shutter, brass lens:
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Spy Detective Camera Richter Germania, 993 - Spy Detective Camera Richter Germania,
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Spy Detective Camera "Germania", 1892 "Photochemische Gesellschaft P. Richter, Berlin". For plate size 9 x 12 cm. Unknown brass ...
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Start Price : 1,190.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 1,750.00
 
 
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Tropical Wood Detective Camera Monopol,995 - Tropical Wood Detective Camera Monopol,
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Tropical Wood Detective Camera "Monopol", c. 1900 Marked: "Monopol", Gebr. M. Sch. No. 17262, presumably by Hüttig. For pla...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 950.00
Sold to photograph.. for (690.00 + 148.70) x 1 = 838.70
 
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Stirns Concealed Vest Camera, c. 1886996 - Stirns Concealed Vest Camera, c. 1886
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Stirn's Concealed Vest Camera, c. 1886 C. P. Stirn, Berlin, no. 570, DRP no. 38991, for 6 prints: Ø 4,1 cm, size of the camera: Ø 14,8...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to phon_fr for (750.00 + 161.62) x 1 = 911.62
 
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Prototype: Steinheils Detective Camera997 - Prototype: Steinheils Detective Camera
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Prototype: Steinheil's Detective Camera Steinheil, Munich. Design camera study, still without lens and shutter. Interchangeable magazine for 6 x...
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Start Price : 650.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 950.00
 
 
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Rare Niell & Simon: Lopa II, 1902998 - Rare Niell & Simon: Lopa II, 1902
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Rare Niell & Simon: "Lopa II", 1902 Rare and unusual aluminum strut camera for 8,2 x 10,8 cm plates, brilliant finder, with spring adj...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Outfit: Chambre Monorail, c. 1893999 - Outfit: Chambre Monorail, c. 1893
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Outfit: "Chambre Monorail", c. 1893 Jules Reygondaud, 3, Boulevard St. André, Paris. Field camera on monorail, for plates: 13 x 18 cm...
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Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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French Carte-de-Visite Camera, c. 18651000 - French Carte-de-Visite Camera, c. 1865
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French Carte-de-Visite Camera, c. 1865 Jules Reygondaud, Boulevard St. André, 3, Fontaine St. Michel, Paris. For 4 carte-de-visite images 1 1/2...
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Start Price : 5,850.00 | Estimates : 7,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Spy Camera Befo1001 - Spy Camera Befo
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Spy Camera "Befo" For agents or policemen. Size of a purse when folded. Lens standard from metal marked "Befo". Conical shape st...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (890.00) x 1 = 890.00
 
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Hüttig Fichtners Excelsior Detective Ca1002 - Hüttig Fichtners Excelsior Detective Ca
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"Fichtner's Excelsior Detective Camera", 1890 Fichtner/Hüttig, Dresden. Early version. For plate size 9 x 12 cm, engraved: no. 15...
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Estimates : 1,700.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Swiss Magazine Detective Camera by E. S1003 - Swiss Magazine Detective Camera by E. S
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Exceptionally Rare Swiss Magazine Detective Camera by E. Suter, Basle, c. 1894 Magazine for 20 plates (9 x 12 cm), rotary shutter, Detectiv Suter F8 l
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Estimates : 2,200.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,850.00) x 1 = 1,850.00
 
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Wünsche Tropical Wood Magazine Camera, 1004 - Wünsche Tropical Wood Magazine Camera,
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Tropical Wood Magazine Camera, c. 1888 Emil Wünsche, Reick near Dresden. "Mars"-like box magazine camera for 12 plates 9 x 12 cm. Pla...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Dubroni Outfit Photographie De Poche No1005 - Dubroni Outfit Photographie De Poche No
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Outfit "Photographie De Poche No. 2", c. 1865 Appareil Dubroni, Brev. S.G.D.G., 236 Rue Auber 9. Wet collodion equipment of the 2nd model ...
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to acameradude for (2,900.00 + 624.95) x 1 = 3,524.95
 
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Ernemann Ermanox (1,8/85 mm), 19241006 - Ernemann Ermanox (1,8/85 mm), 1924
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Ermanox (1,8/85 mm), 1924 Ermanox by Ernemann, Dresden (viewfinder with Zeiss Ikon label). Serial number 1254190, classical reporter camera. 4,5 x 6 c
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Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to nettax for (1,200.00 + 258.60) x 1 = 1,458.60
 
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Kalos Folding Camera1007 - Kalos Folding Camera
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"Kalos" Folding Camera With engraving: PAT. APP. FOR, so probably never produced in series. Folding strut camera with felt looking bellows...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Prototype: The First Motordrive Camera 1008 - Prototype: The First Motordrive Camera
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Prototype: The First Motordrive Camera in the World and Forerunner of "Le Pascal", c. 1897 Japy & Cie, France. Walnut tree body, Jumel...
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Start Price : 2,950.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Sigriste (6,5 x 9 cm), 18991009 - Sigriste (6,5 x 9 cm), 1899
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Sigriste (6,5 x 9 cm), 1899 S.O.L. Paris. Beautiful brown leather covered wooden body with magazine for 12 plates. Special focal-plane shutter with sp
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,800.00) x 1 = 3,800.00
 
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Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 18991010 - Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 1899
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Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 1899 S.O.L. Paris. Serial number 5! Special focal-plane shutter 1/40 up to 1/2500 sec. Lens by Schulz & Billerbeck, Goerli...
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Start Price : 3,200.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 18991011 - Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 1899
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Sigriste (9 x 12 cm), 1899 S.O.L. Paris. Extraordinary deluxe version, with salmon-colored snake-skin leather covered wooden body, with changing plate
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,800.00) x 1 = 3,800.00
 
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Sigriste (13 x 18 cm), c. 19101012 - Sigriste (13 x 18 cm), c. 1910
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Sigriste (13 x 18 cm), c. 1910 S.O.L. Paris. Jumelle-style wooden body, brown leather-covered camera for 12 plates (13 x 18 cm) in changing magazine.
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Estimates : 6,500.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00) x 1 = 5,500.00
 
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Sigriste-Stéréo (6 x 13 cm), 18981013 - Sigriste-Stéréo (6 x 13 cm), 1898
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Sigriste-Stéréo (6 x 13 cm), 1898 S.O.L. Paris, very very rare. Beautifully brown leathered wooden stereo camera, with changing-plate maga...
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to floor for (7,200.00) x 1 = 7,200.00
 
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2 Prototypes from Sigriste: Original De1014 - 2 Prototypes from Sigriste: Original De
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2 Prototypes from Sigriste: Original Design Cameras from the S.O.L. Workshop in Paris, c. 1910 1) Camera body with Sigriste-typical design: Wood, the
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (750.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Prototype Sigriste Tele Camera (9 x 12 1015 - Prototype Sigriste Tele Camera (9 x 12
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Prototype Sigriste Tele Camera (9 x 12 cm), c. 1910 S.O.L. Paris. Wooden sliding box construction with rack-and-pinion distance-setting and E. Krauss,
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00) x 1 = 3,500.00
 
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Original Stereo Lens Set Zeiss Tessar 11016 - Original Stereo Lens Set Zeiss Tessar 1
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Original Stereo Lens Set "Zeiss: Tessar 1:4,5/112" For the rare "Sigriste-Stéréo". - A fantastic lens pair to complete...
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Start Price : 490.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Chambre Microscopique, c. 18601017 - Chambre Microscopique, c. 1860
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Chambre Microscopique, c. 1860 Small lacquered brass subminiature camera for wet collodion process. Round images, diameter 3/4 in., on plate 1 1/3 x 1
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Start Price : 8,500.00 | Estimates : 9,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Stebbings Automatic Rollfilm Camera, 181018 - Stebbings Automatic Rollfilm Camera, 18
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Stebbing's "Automatic" Rollfilm Camera, 1883 Professor E. Stebbing, Paris. Serial number 2 (!) with achromatical lens. The first camer...
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Start Price : 18,500.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Daguerreotypists Studio Head-Rest, c. 11019 - Daguerreotypists Studio Head-Rest, c. 1
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Daguerreotypist's Studio Head-Rest, c. 1845 Model "Jenny Lind" (named after the popular singer), ornamental cast iron decoration in or...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to adamkosmel for (1,250.00 + 269.38) x 1 = 1,519.38
 
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Authentic U.S. Patent-Model Photographi1020 - Authentic U.S. Patent-Model Photographi
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Authentic U.S. Patent-Model "Photographic Head-Rest Stand", 1875 U.S. patent no. 171614, made for the U.S. Patent Office in Washington by ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to adamkosmel for (180.00 + 38.79) x 1 = 218.79
 
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2 Early Camera Obscura Lenses by Steinh1021 - 2 Early Camera Obscura Lenses by Steinh
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2 Early Camera Obscura Lenses by "Steinheil", c. 1830 and earlier From the collection of Dr. Rudolf Loher, Munich. 1) Steinheil lens, diam...
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Start Price : 295.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Camera-Obscura Tent by Chevalier, c. 181022 - Camera-Obscura Tent by Chevalier, c. 18
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Camera-Obscura Tent by Chevalier, c. 1833 Marked: Vincent Chevalier ainé, Opticien breveté, Quai de l'Horloge 69, Paris. Chevalier was...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to alejandroe.. for (3,500.00 + 754.25) x 1 = 4,254.25
 
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Camera Obscura Lens and Prism from the 1023 - Camera Obscura Lens and Prism from the
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Camera Obscura Lens and Prism from the Early Days of the "Steinheil" Company, c. 1840 Original Steinheil lens and prism for Camera Obscura...
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Start Price : 115.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Advertising Poster Ernemann Cameras, c.1024 - Advertising Poster Ernemann Cameras, c.
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Advertising Poster "Ernemann Cameras", c. 1898 Exquisite art deco poster "Ernemann Cameras are the best", original lithograph, p...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Graphoscope and 2 Photo Albums1025 - Graphoscope and 2 Photo Albums
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Graphoscope and 2 Photo Albums 1) Wooden viewer, floral pattern, diameter of the large lens 4 in. - And: 2) 2 luxury photo albums, leather cover with
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to oldnara for (160.00 + 34.48) x 1 = 194.48
 
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Lot: Images Asia, c. 19001026 - Lot: Images Asia, c. 1900
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Lot: Images "Asia", c. 1900 45 photographs: Java, Ceylon, India, Agra, Kandy and Delhi, 11 x 9 in. on cardboard 15 x 121/2 in., mostly wit...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (120.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Lot: Photographs Europe, c. 19001027 - Lot: Photographs Europe, c. 1900
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Lot: Photographs "Europe", c. 1900 44 photographs: Germany, England, France, Spain and Italy, size mostly 10 x 8 in., on cardboard.<Br&...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (330.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Early CdV- Projector Aphen1028 - Early CdV- Projector Aphen
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Early CdV- Projector "Aphengescope", c. 1880 Unmarked, card size 6 x 10 cm (Carte-de-Visite), unmarked brass lens with rack-and-pinion foc...
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Estimates : 170.00 - 220.00
Sold to vinro99 for (300.00 + 64.65) x 1 = 364.65
 
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4 Daguerreotypes, 1850-551029 - 4 Daguerreotypes, 1850-55
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4 Daguerreotypes, 1850-55 1) 1/2-plate American daguerreotype, c. 1850, outdoor photography: house with garden, people and horse carriage. - 2) 1/6-pl
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Estimates : 500.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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6 x Photo Porcelain1030 - 6 x Photo Porcelain
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6 x Photo Porcelain 5 plates and 1 ashtray, Ø 6-91/2 in. - Very attractive!<Br> 6 x Photo-Porzellan 5 Teller und 1 Aschenbecher, Ø 1...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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2 Porcelain Vases with Original Photogr1031 - 2 Porcelain Vases with Original Photogr
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2 Porcelain Vases with Original Photographs Dutch photo ceramics, height: 8 1/2 in. - Decorative!<Br> 2 Porzellanvasen mit Original-Photos Nie...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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3 American Ambrotypes and Photo Album1032 - 3 American Ambrotypes and Photo Album
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3 American Ambrotypes and Photo Album 1) 1/9-plate, c. 1860, half-portrait, young man, in case with floral pattern, nice condition. - 2) 1/6-plate, c.
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Estimates : 170.00 - 270.00
Sold to oldnara for (140.00 + 30.17) x 1 = 170.17
 
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Miniature Photo Album1033 - Miniature Photo Album
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Miniature Photo Album For 20 portraits, gilt edges, leather/wood bound with brass closure, size: 5 x 5 x 2,5 cm.<Br> Miniatur-Bilder-Album F&#...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Musical Photographic Album1034 - Musical Photographic Album
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Musical Photographic Album Decorative celluloid cover depicting a village scene, brass fittings, containing a key-winded musical box with 2 tunes, gre
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Estimates : 280.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (600.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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2 Vue dOptique, c. 18401035 - 2 Vue dOptique, c. 1840
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2 "Vue d'Optique", c. 1840 2 French handcolored copperplates (Amsterdam and Vienna), titled and described in French and Latin, signed ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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Lacquered Camera Lucida, c. 19001036 - Lacquered Camera Lucida, c. 1900
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Lacquered Camera Lucida, c. 1900 Brass instrument for perspectively correct drawing as used by aeronautical and geographic departments of armies, muse
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 616144958412 for (520.00 + 112.06) x 1 = 632.06
 
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