The upcoming auction of vintage cameras, offered by Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers, will feature a Macro-Switar AR 50mm lens, designed for an Alpa mount. Kern, an optical glassmaker, collaborated with Alpa, a Swiss watchmaker, to create this lens. The Macro-Switar was first introduced in 1968, upgrading the original 1951 design. The piece has a close focusing capability of 28 centimeters for macro photography.
This sale offers a collection of over 600 cameras, lenses, and accessories. One key lot is a Model K7F 80mm lens from the Rolleiflex collection. These medium format film cameras were originally manufactured by the German company Franke & Heidecke. First introduced in 1928, Rolleiflex cameras have two lenses: one transmits images to the film and the other serves as a viewfinder to enhance the focus. Also featured in the listings is a Nitto Seiki Eleger-35. The Japanese Leica-styled viewfinder camera was produced with an Eleger Anastigmat lens in 1952. View any of these lots and register to bid on Bidsquare.
# of Lots:610
Price Range:$40 - $1,500
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Rolleiflex 2.8F Model K7F, Planar Lens 80mm f/2.8|| Estimate: |
|Kern Macro-Switar AR 50mm f/1.9, for Alpa|| Estimate: |
|Hasselblad 500C Camera and Accessories|| Estimate: |
|Nitto Seiki Eleger-35, Rare with low serial number|| Estimate: |
|Rolleiflex 3.5F Camera, Xenotar Lens 75mm f/3.5|| Estimate: |