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Burke & James Rembrandt Portrait Lens 10" F/4.5 Soft Focus Large Format Xlnt+ Nr For Sale
This sale is for a Vintage Large Format 10-inch f/4.5 Soft-Focus Barrel Lens. I don't know the manufacturer but I think the lens was distributed by Burke & James.The outside diameter of the barrelmeasures approximately 2-inchesand thelensextends approximately2-3/8 inches above the lens board. The lens is mounted on a 7-1/4 inch x 7-1/4 inch lens board.There is a 5-3/4" x 5-3/4 inch Packard Shutter, with a 2-inch opening, mounted on the back of the lens board to control exposure.The shutteralsohas a connection for flash sync, that I have not tested,that probably fired those big oldflash bulbs.
The diaphragm blades operate smoothly and are oil free.F-stops are from F/4.5 tof/32.The diaphragmblades are fully opened but the f/stop arrow is between f/4.5 and f/5.6. This is visable in one of the photos.
The glass is clean and clear. No cleaning marks on either the front or rear elements. There is some internal dust that will not affectimage quality.There are a few rub/scrape marks on the front of the lensbarrel, just above the f/4.5 on the lens barrel.This is visable in the photos. This is minimal and the only thing I found other than the f/stop indicator.
This lens was made for making Soft-Focus images using an 8x10 view camera. You will need one heavy duty camera to mount this lens on because it weight 2.5-pounds.
Because of the age of this item, I am selling it "AS IS", so please offer accordingly.
See my other sales for more photo related items!
Please note: The photos, with this listing, are part of the description for this item. Photos are of the actual item and have not been touched up to cover any flaws. Package will weigh 6-pounds for shipping. The lens will be double boxed for shipping.
Please ask any questions before offerding and ask early. I cannot answer any questions during the last 2-hours of the sale. See my other sales for more photo items.
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Burke & James Rembrandt Portrait Lens 10" F/4.5 Soft Focus Large Format Xlnt+ Nr: $840