London, South Kensington
22 January 2007
Franck-Valéry, Paris; 9 x 12cm., sprung-hinged clam-shaped body, black cloth bellows, pull-out waistlevel finder, lens and shutter, the body stamped PHOTO-ETUI-JUMELLE. F.V. BTé S.G.D.G. PARIS
Nicolas Rauch S.A., La Photographie des origines au début du XXe siècle, Genève, 13 June 1961, lot 174.
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J. P. Francesch et.al. (1993), Les Appareils Photographiques Français, p. 308, no. 1479.Eaton S. Lothrop (1973), A Century of Cameras, p. 68.
Lothrop & Auer (1978),Die Geheimkameras, p. 64, 66.
Condition: 5Cosmetic: Heavy use and wear.
One previous example of this camera has been offered in Cameras and Photographic Equipment. The Property of a French Collector, 17 January 1997, lot 429.
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