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Aldis Brothers Triplet 20"/5,6 W?D

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Aldis Brothers Triplet 20"/5,6 W?D

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rare aerial reconnaissance lens for wooden balloon camera in WW I, marked with W?D (for War Department), 20 inch focal length, respective 500 mm, film used: 9" x 9" or 10" roll, Designed by John Henry Dallmeyer (1830-1883) and Thomas Ross (1859-1906) at 19 Bloomsbury Street, London. Made by Aldis Brothers Limited in Birmingham UK. Lens has been used and shows signs of use and cleaning marks, aperture is working perfect and can be adjusted from 6.3 to 8 and 11, no fungus or haze inside, mounted on wooden lens board 16 cm x 16 cm x 1.5 cm

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Model Aldis Brothers
Type Triplet 20"/5,6 W?D
Serial Nr. 85314
Condition B/C
Year c.1917
Order Nr. 28192,1