Antique Marion&co 8" Petzval Portrait Brass Lens W/waterhouseslot Wet Plate Era For Sale

Antique Marion & Co 8" Petzval Portrait Brass Lens W/Waterhouse Slot Wet Plate Era

For sale is an Antique Marion & Co 8" Petzval Portrait Brass Lens W/Waterhouse Slot Wet Plate Era. Marion & Co, London were known for making Rectilinears than Petzvals, this is possibly a rare Petzvals lens from Marion & Co. Engraved on barrel is "Marion & Co", the focal length measured from image formed to lens back is 8 inches, the glass dia is 65mm and mid point between lens 60mm hence the aprox F stop is F4. Lens has the Waterhouse opening and the rack and pinion focusing. The lens design is of 2 cemented glass in front and 2 air spaced in rear. There are few scratch marks on the front and rear surfaces, otherwise lens is crystal clear, remarkable for a more than 130 years old lens. Lens dimensions- 5½ inch height; 3 inch front dia; 81mm flange thread od. Lens comes with a 6 holed brass mounting flange. A great collectors/users lens.

Shipping: International Shipping is by EMS (Express Mail Service)-

1) America(USA), China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand -- $28

2) Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Russian Federation, UK -- $32

3) Canada, Norway -- $41

The above countries are connected from India by EMS. For countries not listed, item will be shipped by TNT/Fedex courier. Email us for cost.


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Combined shipping: is possible for multiple purchase( for sales ending on same day). Keep in mind that the seller is not responsible for any import duties or taxes charged by the buyer’s country for this item.

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Antique Marion&co 8" Petzval Portrait Brass Lens W/waterhouseslot Wet Plate Era:
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