»Thompson's Revolver Camera«, 1862
A. Briois, 4, Rue de la Douane, Paris, Thompson Invt.,
No. 15. Brass camera, wooden handle in shape of pistol
grip, for 4 round exposures on a round wet collodium
plate, diameter 3 in. Petzval type lens 2/40, rotary shutter.
One of the most desired cameras of photo history. Worldwide only two examples sold at auction in 1989 and 2005!
Estimate: € 30,000/50,000
US$ 41,400/69,000
Reserve: € 20,000/US$ 27,600
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