Antique Gaumont Block Notes Folding Plate Camera (1 of 1)
Slade's Antiques
Slade's Antiques is located in Banbury, UK

Antique Gaumont Block Notes Folding Plate Camera

REF: 14627 / LA47527
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Description
This vintage camera was made by L. Gaumont & Cie. around 1910-1920. It has the serial number 7113. It is sold as found, and is in need of some restoration. It is not in working order, and we believe that some parts may be missing. The camera has a brass front and back, which was once finished in black. It unfolds and retains a wooden and plastic back which slides out so the metal plates can be inserted. The wood is blind-stamped 'Ste des Etablissts Paris Gaumont'. The camera retains six metal plates in a case. The plates are stamped 'Elge Brevete SGDG'.

measurements

Height:
8 CM
Width:
12 CM

declaration

Slade's Antiques has clarified that the Antique Gaumont Block Notes Folding Plate Camera (LA47527) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1910-1920

condition

In need of restoration. Sold as incomplete and not working. The camera is worn, grubby, and the metal parts have some surface corrosion in places. The rectangular viewfinder (?) which slides to one side is cracked with some loss. The various sliders do not seems to move easily. The metal plates are grubby, marked and have some corrosion. Only three out of six of the fabric numbered pull tabs are present. The case for the plates is badly worn, grubby and holed and the metal clasp at the top has some corrosion.

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1910-1920

delivery

UK delivery - free 2nd class postage within the UK, or collection in person is welcomed. Please contact us for an overseas delivery quote.

location

This Antique Gaumont Block Notes Folding Plate Camera is located in Banbury, UK

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