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Rodenstock `Bistigmat' Unsymmetrical Doublet Camera Lens with Dust Cap

Inventory Number: 56857
Object Type:
Brief Description: Unsymmetrical doublet camera lens, manufactured by Rodenstock.
Primary Inscriptions: 'No 22346/ BISTIGMAT 13X18/ Rodenstock Munchen' 'Bildaufn/ Mattisch' '0 1 2 3 4'
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
GlassLeather
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 47 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Rodenstock `Bistigmat' Unsymmetrical Doublet Camera Lens

Inventory Number: 56857
Object Type:
Brief Description: Lens is a 'Bistigmat' model, which consists of two convex lenses mounted at either end of a copper alloy body tube. Housed inside the body is a single aperture with an opening and closing iris. The iris is controlled via a lever extending from the side of the body with a scale from 0-4. A collar is held at the upper end of the tube, the collar has two set positions, achieved by rotating the collar and locking in place upon a pin which extends from main body. Manufacturer's name is engraved on the side of the body.
Primary Inscriptions: 'No 22346/ BISTIGMAT 13X18/ Rodenstock Munchen' 'Bildaufn/ Mattisch' '0 1 2 3 4'
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
GlassLeather
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 47 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Dust Cap for Rodenstock `Bistigmat' Unsymmetrical Doublet Camera Lens

Inventory Number: 56857
Object Type:
Brief Description: Lower lens is protected by a black leather lens cap with a black fabric lining.
Collection Group:
Material(s): copper alloy
GlassLeather
Fabric
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 47 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/56857