Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Agfa-Ansco camera

In Cameras > Show & Tell.
Cameras416 of 13471951 - Ruth Roman for Realist Cameras - AdvertisementFairchild Camera and Instrument Giant Bulb
12
Love it
0
Like it

vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
DerekToyeDerekToye loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
KydurKydur loves this.
JewelsJewels loves this.
rniedermanrniederman loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
See 10 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



    Posted 5 years ago

    fernpig
    (23 items)

    Walking in my grandfathers yard about 30 years ago,I looked down around some exposed roots of an old oak tree.There lay this dirty brown metallic 'box'.I was amazed that it turned out to be this old camera.My grandfather had no idea where it came from,and I still wonder how it got there.As best I can tell,it is a Ansco, Readyset Royal No.1 brown,1931-1932. 2¼x3¼'' rollfilm, folding camera. 'Ostrich Grain' covering.

    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      very beautiful camera!!!
    2. rniederman rniederman, 5 years ago
      Ostrich covered versions of these cameras are uncommon. It's also great that the original brown bellows is intact.
    3. fernpig fernpig, 5 years ago
      rniederman,good to know,Thanks.
    4. DerekToye DerekToye, 4 years ago
      I have both the ostrich skin and the silver fox in my collection. They're pretty cool looking.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.