Voigtlander Vag Camera

Title

Voigtlander Vag Camera

Subject

Optics

Description

Manufactured about 1920 by Voigtländer & Sohn AG of Braunschweig, Germany.  A folding plate camera using a 6x9cm film back. It has a Voigtländer Anastigmat Voigtar 105mm f/6.3 lens set in a IBSOR DDR shutter made by AGC and having the AGC trademark (a symbol of three half-open shutter blades).  The camera has a spring loaded bed, full twist and rise for the front lens assembly (with indents at “standard” intervals), a unique folding viewfinder and a large fold up sport finder. Its leather carry handle is embossed with “Vag” in Voigtländer’s unique script.

Source

Property of the W&L Physics & Engineering Department

Files

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Date Added
December 15, 2011
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Citation
“Voigtlander Vag Camera,” Antique Scientific Instruments at Washington and Lee University, accessed July 21, 2017, http://physicsapparatus.omeka.net/items/show/54.