Vintage Tiny Petzval 4" f4 brass lens Tintype Miniature Speed Graphic



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 by dynar159 posted on Sep 20, 2020 19:16

vintage tiny petzval 4 f4 brass lens tintype miniature speed graphic
No shame in no name, here for you is a fine tiny petzval lens for smaller formats. Hard to date without a maker but the focus handle has a plain end not milled like later examples. With a focal length of 4" 100mm, f4 aperture and covering a 3.5" 90mm circle. Within that circle is a typical petzval signature with a sharp centre and swirly bokeh in the outer frame and ideal for tiny tintype portraits. When considering any conversion to medium format SLR the back focus is 60mm so it would tight. Outside the studio a longer lens hood maybe useful. So for that tiny palm-sized petzval Mojo. Condition The brass barrel show minor signs of use and age related patena, The glass is excellent with no fungus or scratches with some minor dust, a single micro bubble in the...
Onsale for € 202.27 and shipping from morecambe...read more on eBay...

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