5 November 1992,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 990
GBP 500 - GBP 800
A whole-plate mahogany-body sliding box wet-plate camera with removable ground glass focusing screen, single darkslide, three lens panels and three brass bound lenses, one signed Gilbert Fleming, 498 New Oxford Street, London.
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Gilbert Fleming is listed in the London Post Office Directory as a photographic materials dealer from 1857-1859 and as a photographic manufacturer from 1858-1861.
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