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Rare Ross 12x12" Wet Plate Camera With 15x12 Brass Lens c1860, ULF

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Seller: alx.pk (2,640) 100%, Location: India, Ships to: AU, Item: 302400691836 SEE PICTURES BELOW THE DESCRIPTION Rare Ross 12x12" Wet Plate Camera With 15x12 Brass Lens c1860, ULF For sale Rare Ross 12x12" Wet Plate Camera With 15x12 Brass Lens c1860, ULF. A very rare 1860 Ross Wet Plate Wood & Brass camera. The camera has two ivory colored labels see 2nd and 3rd pics below. Made by Ross, London and was sold by Morley & Cooper. There are two side wings, worm screw cranking focus, rear tilt, front rise and cross front movements. The lens is the Lancaster 15x12 Instantaneous Brass Lens. The camera's red colored square cut corner leather bellows is original and extends to 15 inches. As we all know that Ross was also famous for their quality brass lenses. There are No known cases of this type of ULF Wet Plate Ross cameras are known to exist anywhere today. The last 3 pictures shown above are scans of an original 1879 newspaper "The Graphic", showing what looks like a Wet Plate camera of that period. This newspaper cutting will be included in this sale. The lens of this camera is the J. Lancaster & Sons, 15x12 Lens. The camera is in good condition with exception to some signs of use consistent to age and handling, there are some light leaks to the bellows. The camera's operation, worm screw cranking, opening and closing are all smooth. The lens glass is in pristine condition with exception to few faint marks, quite remarkable for more than 100 years old lens. Very hard to find. Terms of Sale FREE International Shipping: by DHL Courier. At this moment we do Not ship to Argentina, China, Russia, Vietnam due to packages being returned back because of customs problems there. Some country’s Customs Agency may appoint the courier company(in this case DHL) to collect the import taxes on their behalf from the buyer. Please note that we are not responsible for this as it is beyond our control. Payment:Paypal, safe and user friendly online payment. Pay using your credit/atm/debit cards. Payment to be made within 3 days after auction end. Combined shipping:is possible for multiple purchase (for auctions ending on same day). Keep in mind that the seller is not responsible for any import duties or taxes charged by the buyer's country for this item. Note:GENUINE BIDDERS ONLY. Please bid only if you wish to pay for this item, as it is sheer waste of time and effort for us if the winning bidder does not pay. Condition: Used, Brand: Ross, London, MPN: Does Not Apply, Colour: Wood, Era: 1860, Format: 12x12 inches, Series: Ross Wet Plate Bellows Camera, Bundled Items: Lens, Model: 12x12 Inch, Bundle Listing: No

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