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Profile pic is a selfie made at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Oct. 2021) ... I am a specialist in pre-1900 American wood and brass cameras. Since the announcement ofProfile pic is a selfie made at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Oct. 2021) ... I am a specialist in pre-1900 American wood and brass cameras. Since the announcement of the first commercial photographic process in January 1839, cameras have played an important part in the recording of history and culture. After 35+ years of collecting, I've acquired some of America's rarest wooden cameras and worked to uncover their fascinating stories. Take a moment and tour these beautifully crafted cameras that are considered the grandfathers of digital photography. I specialize in pre-1900 wooden cameras - the earlier the better - and enjoy researching and documenting their history. I am always looking for early wood & brass cameras and ephemera, as well as meeting the next generation of camera collectors and sharing the lore and legacy of early apparatus! (Read more)

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  21. It's always fun to find lots of Kodak cameras. The deco Kodaks are special. Just to keep history correct, as an FYI, the referenced Met Museum URL with the article by Mia Fineman does not correctly...
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  23. Hi, Sean. The listing appears in the "Special Notices" section of a publication called "Anthony's Photographic Bulletin" (Vol.4, No.6) dated June 1873. I have the original publication. After doing a s...
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  25. Hi vetraio50. Thanks for looking and you're right, I should have included some comments about the camera. I added background in the desciption and reference to one of my earlier CW posts: https://www....
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  36. Yep! It's the same.
  37. Hey Brett ... great to hear from you. Good observation and it makes sense. My discussion was primarily about the Clarus as an attempt to copy Canon, Leica, and Nikon rangefinder body styles as a highe...
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  45. BTW ... I really like the first picture!
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