11 June 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,115
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
Witness no. 5016
Ilford Peto Scott Ltd., chrome, with a Dallmeyer Super-Six Anastigmat f/1.9 2in. lens no. 383444, in maker's ever ready case with instruction manual; and Tewe finder
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Condition: 4C(ii)Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Working but accuracy of shutter (usually at slow speeds) questionable. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
According to Todd production is unlikely to have exceeded 350 cameras. The camera began to be marketed from Summer 1951 and retail sales began in late 1952.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Dave Todd, 'Ilford Witness' in Photographica World no. 57, pp. 21-23.
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