Stolen 5x12 Canham....

Discussion in 'Ultra Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by GeorgesGiralt, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. GeorgesGiralt

    GeorgesGiralt Member

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    Hi !
    A friend of mine had bought a wonderful Christmas present : a brand new 5X12 Canham.
    On December 26th, the camera has been stolen in his car near Montpellier in south of France.
    The camera bear the number 20590 on the baseplate.
    I suspect the thief to be unaware of the exact value of the stolen camera.
    But, please these are really scarce, so if you or a friend of yours are offered a "bargain" Canham, could you please advise ?
    He is really shocked because he had to sell all it's gear to pay for the Canham and had to wait for Keith Canham to build it... So it was a really _new_ camera !
    Thanks for your help !
     
  2. sanking

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    That is such a bummer. I guess not much we can do on this side of the big pond, but if I ever see that serial number on a 5X12 Canham for sale I will alert the proper authorities.

    Meanwhile, my very best wishes to your friend.

    Sandy King