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Photography and Optics

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When was the last time you used a film camera to take photographs? With the digital camera becoming so prevalent the old film camera’s are becoming more and more defunct, so as the way of many thing they are becoming collectable. Go with the rules of if it feels like quality it probably is and it is probably worth popping us a quick email or nipping in on valuation day.

Interesting Photography & Optics sold at auction

Take a look at this selection of interesting photography & optics sold at auction by Potteries Auctions.

Lot 1511
Linhof Technika IV Land Field Camera & Lens. Serial number 85574 includes 1;5.5/180 Tele Xenar, 1;8/65 Tecnika Super Angulon & 1;3,5/105 Tele Xenar Schneider-Kreuznach lens, and film winding mechanism (leathered section missing)

Sold November 2019
Sale Price £240

Lot 734
Lancaster & Sons Birmingham ”The Special” folding plate camera and matching lens

Sold March 2019
Sale Price £120

Lot 919
EXA500 35mm film Camera with Trioplan 2.8/100 Meyer Optik Gorlitz lens, Meyer Optik Gorlitz Lydith 30mm f3.5 lens and Carl Zeiss Tessar 2.5/50 lens (3)

Sold November 2018
Sale Price £150

Lot 230G
A Leitz Wetzlar Leicaflex SL2 camera in original leather case and Summicron/R 1..2\50 Canadian

Sold April 2018
Sale Price £300

Lot 1055
Leica IIIg D.R.P Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Camera. Camera serial number 934782, fitted with Elmar f=5cm 1

Sold July 2019
Sale Price £380

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Popular photography & optics at Auction

Potteries Auctions can identify and provide valuations on a wide range of photography & optics. Request a call back if you are looking for a valuation and are seeking to sell some collector pieces at auction.

Potteries Auctions can collect items for auction from anywhere in the UK, and we can also handle large collections from all over the world, so just get in touch with us to discuss. We pride ourselves in our packing and shipping service to get goods out to purchasers, making it a perfect solution for buyers who can’t attend auctions in person.

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