Trying to identify this equipment

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Tim Boehm, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. Tim Boehm

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    Hi, a friend has the equipment in the attached photos, and she asked me to help her identify it. It appears to be some kind of Nikon medium format stuff, essentially a view camera, but I was also wondering what type of lenses and back it accepted, what it was originally designed for, what it's called etc.

    Thanks for your help in advance
     

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  2. Nick Zentena

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    It's part of an enlarger? First part is the bellows and you can see how the column would attach. My guess-)
     
  3. Dan Fromm

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    Parts for a Nikon Multiphot? Bellows and mirror box, to be exact.
     
  4. TheFlyingCamera

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    I want to say that it was a copy camera for 4x5, much like the Polaroid MP4 copy stands were. I could be wrong, but that would be the most sensible explanation for that housing.
     
  5. Robert Hall

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    Nikon makes a substantial amount of medical equipment as well.
     
  6. Ian Grant

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    Yes just type Nikon Multiphot into Google and search Google images.

    Dan's entirely right.

    Ian

     
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    Dan is correct.
     
  8. Tim Boehm

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    Thanks, I told my friend I could count on you guys.