Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Fairchild F-56 roll film aerial reconnaissance camera. This camera was typically fitted in the nosecone of an aircraft but was at times operated by hand and it is fitted with a fold-down aiming device at right. Typically used in Navy aircraft, the unit is fitted with a 20" 508mm. f5.6 Bausch and Lomb telephoto lens. The film advance was motor driven but a back-up hand crank is also fitted. The lower unit of the camera contained the film roll and bore the electrical connections. Manually, the film was advanced and the shuttle released by turning the wood handle fitted to the camera. The camera was capable of taking over 200 exposures with a single canister of film. Overall dimensions 24" long x 10" x 10".
AMERICAN AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE CAMERA
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $286.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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