American-Style Chamferred Daguerreotype. c.1850
No.4 Folding Kodak Cameras, 1890-97
Unknown American Field Camera - 4-1/4 x 5-1/4 inch format
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Unknown American Field View Camera, 1890s (4¼ x 5¼ inch format) This camera took me a long time to acquire and tt defied my attempts to identify it back then, and still does now. Yet what a wonderful design vaariation of the classic English Compact folding pattern.

Eastman No.5 Folding Kodak - 1893 stereo version) A fine example of this elusive camera finally joins my collection. All leather hinges are intact! It includes both stereo and single lens sets and roll film holder with matching serial numbers. The 1893 version is the only year that has focusing levers. From 1894 to 1897, the cameras were designated as "Improved" and use rack & pinion focusing. To be posted at a later date.
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September 2017
American Chamfered Daguerreotype
December 2018
Scovill Waterbury View (unused)
December 2018
Updated Picture of 1890 No.4 Folding Kodak
March 2019
Unknown American Field Camera, 1890s