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Wollensak and Bausch & Lomb Large Format Lenses

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
495
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Wollensak and Bausch & Lomb Large Format Lenses, Rochester, New York, a Wollensak 12-in. Beach Multi-Focal Series B lens in a Betax No. 5 shutter, and a Bausch & Lomb 7 1/2-in. f/4.5 Tessar lens in an Alphax shutter.
Estimate $200-400

Bausch & Lomb has scratches on font element and dented filter threads. Both shutters need cleaning and adjustment.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Rochester, Bausch & Lomb, John Jacob Bausch, Lomb, Photographic lens design, Shutter, Tessar, Wollensak