near Mint Thornton Pickard shutter 50mm (2")
When it comes to shutter solutions for big antique brass lenses,
there arent many choices. One of the oldest solution is the Thornton Pickard roller blind shutter.
You can find those still attached to some cameras on ebay today, or even on itself. The most interesting about this specimen is the fact, that it comes in a stunning (and probably unused) condition. There are no drilling holes on the front (for a attaching a flange) nor are there and drilling holes in the rear. It sure does show some sings of its age, which is probably around 80-100 years. With a very nice and original black laquere and nickel plated metall parts its just a beauty to look upon.
And it does still work btw. Offering times from 1/16 of a second up to 1/90th of a second. I didnt control the times but it looks quite correct to me.
The shutter itself is has the outer
dimensions of is 4"x4" (or 10cm x 10cm). The maximal opening is
around 5cm (or 2").
Shutter comes with a cable release and a cardboard box (looks old, but not sure if its the original box).
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. There will be no partial refund or return anymore.