LGM's Make a Haul #4 Convertible Protars

Discussion in '[Classifieds] For Sale' started by jimgalli, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. jimgalli

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    I shouldn't follow the Turner Reich so closely with Protar's! Protar's easily trump TR's (although I like them both and have MANY pictures in the favorites pile made with the TR), and prices reflect that.

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    Here we have 2 really gorgeous factory mounted Bausch and Lomb licensed Zeiss Protar convertibles. I'm going to guess 1940's on the black one and 1950's on the silver one.

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    Both of them are Series VIIa f6.3 models. The black one is 2 identical 16 1/8th inch cells that combine to make a 9 1/4" lens. The 16 1/8 cells are f 12.5 used alone. The scale has both possibilities.

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    The silver one is two 14 3/4" cells that combine to make an f6.3, 7 7/8" lens.

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    Both of the Ilex 3's are running spiffy. Both! of these lenses are usable on 8X10. The 7 7/8 is a little tight. The 9 1/4 has excellent movement on 8X10. Both have gorgeous glass. Both of them will break my heart to have to put in a box and send to a new home. $485 for the black, and $435 for the silver. You pay shipping.
     
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    Black one is Sold

    The Black is sold but the Silver is available. Thanks!