24 August 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 529
GBP 200 - GBP 400
Toyoca 35 TLR no. 57509
Tougo Camera, Japan; horizontal TLR, with a Owla Anastigmat f/3.5 4.5cm. viewing lens no. 541154 and a black-face Owla Anastigmat f/3.5 4.5cm. taking lens no. 58026
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Condition: 3C(ii) Cosmetic: Light signs of wear. Mechanical: Working but accuracy of shutter (usually at slow speeds) questionable. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
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