The Tobias Camera & Magic Lantern Collection

25 Oct 2005, starting at 11:00 BST.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Schoenner Magic Lantern Germany; the upright polished brass body with spherical lamp house.

Magic Lantern Schoenner Nurnberg, Germany with bright gilded and red lacquered upright cylinder body the wood base with spirit lamp chimney and lens.

"Unis" panoramic Monoscope viewer for 6 x13 cm panoramic transparencies, with polished wood body, large panoramic viewing lens and flap with mirror.

"The Eclipse" by Shew & Co. London; lightweight 1/2 plate pocket camera in mahogany and brass.

Stereoscopic Field camera a company 1860-70's camera for 7 1/4 x 3 1/2 inch plates. British made in dark fine dovetailed mahogany and lacquered brass with red leather bellows.

Bermpohl-Naturfarbenkamera three colour camera intro 1920's by Bermpohl & Co. Berlin, 5 x 7' (13 x 18cm) No. 680 with polished teak body and brown bellows. Produces three negatives from one lens by semi transparent mirrors and colour filters. Meyer Plasmat f4/30cm lens No. 780909 in a Compound shutter with racked focusing, three double dark slides, unused lens board, Bermpohl publicity leaflets.

American View cameras both 8 x 5 inches in polished wood.

E. K. Studio Camera Stand, an Eastman Kodak Century polished, lacquered, wood and iron studio camera stand with curved legs and castors.

Studio Camera Stand, a British polished, lacquered, mahogany 19th Century studio camera stand.

Studio Camera Stand, a British polished, lacquered, wood 19th Century studio camera stand.

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Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

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