A stereoscopic camera, by Ross of London

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Lot 465
Stereo camera by Andrew Ross,

Sold for £ 10,105 (US$ 13,895) inc. premium
Stereo camera by Andrew Ross,
C. 1855 in mahogany and brass with maker's inset plate "A. Ross London", the original lens No. 5946 also signed "A. Ross" mounted on a sliding front panel, the 3 1/4 x 6 3/4 inch (8.2 x 17.2cm) format box form camera having a fixed septum and wet plate dark slide with twin slides to expose each end of the plate in turn while keeping the other covered, focusing screen included, the camera sliding on a folding 24 inch (61cm) track with numbered detent holes for enhanced stereo photographs. The lens is threaded so that it can be reversed for storage inside the body. (4)

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Stereo camera by Andrew Ross,
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