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Bausch & Lomb Petzval lens 250mm F4.5

€550.00 EUR

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History: This nice petzval lens comes from one of the most renowed optical maker in the US, especially in the later part of the photographic era: Bausch & Lomb.

The interesting part here is the focal lenght which is about 250mm (or 10"), its a rather uncommon size and will work nicely for the fullplate format or 8x10 with as much petzval swirls as you can handle.


Condition: This brass beauty comes in a near mint condition. The brass looks really nice and shows only minor wear, the inner barell is coated with Nickel which is probably the best way to protect it from oxidation. The rack & pinion mechanism is complete and still workingsmoothly. The glass is in a really good condition also, very minimal cleaning marks, besides that there is no haze, fungus or seperation visible.


It comes with a fitting flangeand brass lenscap.



height: 15cm
width: 7cm
weight: 1000gr




Insured and tracked shipping cost:

Germany - 10 eur
EU* - 20 eur
Worldwide - 50 eur


*(the site offers only 2 shipping variations, DE and worldwide. buyers from EU please either contact me beforehand for a reduced EU cost, or after buying so i can send a refund over the difference)






Importent Note: This item comes from my private collection and is around 100 years old (antique). I try my best to describe all the faults and major damage which are relevant for the function of this item. But the actuall item can show signs of wear and also some cosmetic blemishes/damage which is not described in the auction text! When buying this item the buyer agrees to this terms.

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