Tag Archives: auction

it’s a barnum and bailey world

Toronto. Collectors of images may find new additions for their collections at the Port Colborne auction today. The two day event (Saturday and Sunday) honours the memory of PHSC member, auction coordinator, and 1st VP, the late John Kantymir. All … Continue reading

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another Schacht-Travenar

Toronto. This is a second lens from the 1950s for use on the Lordomat. Remember that the Lordomat was made in Wetzlar by a company called called Leidolf who produced high quality 35mm cameras.  This lens is an f/4, 135mm focal … Continue reading

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Automat? What about a Lordomat 35mm lens?

Toronto. If you like watching old movies, you have likely seen the famous Automat cafeteria in NYC. These automated restaurants were threatened and often ‘ate’ up by by the growth of fast food outlets. Sadly our camera industry was no … Continue reading

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a heck of a lens

Toronto. The 5cm, f/2.5 Hektor was the first ‘fast’ lens produced by Leitz for the Leica. The mount was much like its stable-mate. the 5cm, f/3.5 Elmar. About 10,000 were made, most before 1938. Production records show the beginning year … Continue reading

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number 27 by ZOOM!

Toronto. Can you believe it? We held our twenty-seventh  executive meeting via ZOOM last Wednesday evening. We welcome Ms Katrin Faridani to the PHSC executive. Katrin is our new Newsletter editor! The MAY EVENT was held on the evening of … Continue reading

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greasing the game

Toronto. Our friends at the Daguerreian Society are hosting an on line fair on the 14th and 15th of this month. Here is another chance to augment your collection. Daguerreian Society members can see the lot items before the auction. … Continue reading

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spring auction May 7, 2022

Toronto.  Spring is in the air and we are holding our FIRST INDOOR AUCTION since COVID raised its ugly head! Remember, its a SURE sign of spring when we host our (PHSC) spring auction! This year we will be holding … Continue reading

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… and a merry ZOOMas to all!

Toronto. Good heavens! We held our  twenty-fifth executive meeting via ZOOM on Wednesday evening. Clint (and Ashley) announced that he found an alternative place for this year’s spring fair. It is where we hold our auction (NEW FAIR VENUE). Given … Continue reading

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a normal spring (we hope) with auctions and shows

Toronto. Well things SEEM to be looking up these days. The folks across the lake in Columbus, Ohio have announced the first camera auction in a while. OCCS Annual Auction May 6, 2022 from 1-6PM Preview Starts at Noon Northwest Masonic … Continue reading

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spend a wad at waddington’s this March

Toronto. All those image collectors please note! Waddington’s is holding a SNAP Photography Auction March 11 – March 18, 2022. Have a look on their website here and see what you can get for your personal collection. I chose a … Continue reading

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