Bausch & Lomb Tessar IIB 250mm F6.3
History: A small and lighweight companion for any field camera work. The Tessar IIB Series was made by Bausch & Lomb for field camera work in the early 1910ies. It comes mounted in a Volute shutter.
The metall is in a nice condition, there is only minor wear to
the housing and the black laquere is still mostly present. The glass is in
good condition also, there is no haze, fungus or seperation present.
The lens is uncoated and will work well for wet plate photography. The Volute shutter looks good and the times sound about right. The
aperture is working
The lens has a focal lenght of 250mm at a speed of F6.3. It was meant for fullplate format but will easily work up to 8x10 formats.
Lens comes with a flange and the original lenscap.
Insured and tracked shipping cost:
Germany - 10 eur
EU* - 30 eur
Worldwide - 70 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.