London, South Kensington
20 March 2001
Nettix no. 497796
Contessa-Nettel, Germany; 4.5 x 6cm., folding strut camera, with a Contessa-Nettel Extra-Rapid-Aplanat f/8 7.5cm. lens and six metal darkslides, in leather case
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Condition: 3B(iii) Cosmetic: Light signs of wear. Mechanical: Apparently working. Lenses: Optics require cleaning/cloudy.
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