Glass plate holder needed for fotokor 1C

Discussion in 'Plate Cameras and Accessories' started by bryanbljh, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. bryanbljh

    bryanbljh Member

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    Hey guys,

    Well its my first post here and im quite a newbie :tongue:

    Im a photography student in Singapore and recently got my hands onto a Fotokor 1C which arrived to my house today and its a 9 x 12cm camera, and there arnt any plate holders that came with it in the box though...

    Does anyone know where to get a plate holder for this camera ?
    Went online to search but didt seem to get much i wanted.

    Here are some images that i took of the camera !


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    Many thanks in advance for your help ! :smile:


    Bryan :smile:
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    There was no standard fit pre WWII, so once you know what German ones fit look on Ebay, there's almost always a few, they came in a small case in 3's usually

    This is a Russian camera so that's the best place to look they were once very common. Then you need film inserts

    Ian
     
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    Alright thank you !

    But one question, why would i need film inserts for ?
    Sorry, but kinda new to this thing even though i had my research done online :tongue:
     
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    Because the holders were ment for glass negatives, so you would need an adaptor to fit film. Ebay.de is your friend. Try a search for blechkassetten (or blech kassetten) that`s what they are called in german.
    Kind Regards
    Mads