London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
Reid III no. P2405
Reid & Sigrist Ltd., Leicester; chrome, with a Taylor-Hobson Anastigmat 2 inch f/2 lens no. 328392 and original bill of sale from Wallace Heaton dated 5.1.1956
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Condition: 3B(iii) Cosmetic: Light signs of wear. Mechanical: Apparently working. Lenses: Optics require cleaning/cloudy.
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