I've been offered an enlarger

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  1. JammyB

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    Enlarger.jpg

    I only have this picture of it so far.
    Does anyone recognise it it?
     
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    It's one of them green ones.

    Seriously, I don't know what you have there, but it sure is interesting. Very space age looking. I like the swing out triplet filter thing very much.
     
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    Probably at 35mm enlarger.
     
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    looks something like a Leitz Veloy, but can't be sure. It's as good as its lens, but enlarging lenses are cheap these days.
     
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    I got started on one of these;it's highly ou-of datebut workable
     
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    Don't recognize it, doesn't matter, get it.

    Have fun.
     
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    Not a Valoy. If the bellows are in good shape & there's a neg carrier w/it it might be nice.
     
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    Looks cool. Can you do 120 film.

    Jeff
     
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    Looks like it might be a Gnome - There were quite a number of enlargers made/supplied by a variety of companies, and this one looks very similar to one I have in the loft.

    If you want a contemporary lens for it, send me a PM, and I'll see what I can find.
     
  10. JammyB

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    Will do thank you Paul

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    If its Free, take it. If not, flee, unless your in an area that finding others unlikely.
     
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    Oh it's free to a good home.

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    Get it, will make interesting lightshade at the least.
     
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    Looks to me like an old Russian Zenith "suitcase" enlarger. Is there a suitcase base that the enlarger stores away in?
     
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    My first enlarger, bought when I was in student digs, was a Zenit UPA suitcase enlarger. It looked nothing like the one in the photo. Later I found a Gnome 2 1/4" square enlarger with no neg-carrier in a junk-shop and this design looks similar (so "generic British 1950's enlarger" would be about right). After making a carrier from mounting board I used that at home happily for years. :smile:
     
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    It's a T F Blumfield condenser enlarger.

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    RR