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Hardcastle Extra-Rapid Rectilinear Camera Lens

Inventory Number: 63930
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Brief Description: Two convex lenses housed at either end of a cylindrical tube. One end of tube is attached to a wide circular plate with two small holes for attaching lens to other componants. On side of tube is a graded scale from 8- 44 below a twisting mechanism. This mechanism controls an opening and closing iris in the middle of the tube, which affects the light levels flowing through the lens. The manufacturer's name is also engraved on the side of the tube.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Manufactured for Hardcastle & Co BRIGHTON E.R.R 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 f 8 11 16 22 32 44'
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Material(s): metal
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 67 mm

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