Tag Archives: cases

McKeown Knows

Toronto. Back a few decades, we went to the McKeown’s Camera Guide for advice on all cameras collectible. The massive tomb provided a wealth of information and photos about camera models, value, years manufactured/sold, who made them, etc.  I have … Continue reading

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little boxes

Toronto. Later this month on the 17th (Sunday) we will hold our fall auction. It is an ESTATE auction with no last minute lots accepted at the door. The auction link above shows you a poster with directions and times … Continue reading

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summer in the city

Toronto. Enjoying the balmy swelter of summer yet? Yesterday, members WITH an email address received another delightful special via pdf. It  is  the Photographic Canadiana edition 46-2 “Special Issue” dated July 2020 (although we usually take a break in the summer). … Continue reading

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bakelite beauties

Toronto. Leo Baekeland was born in 1863 in the Belgian city of Ghent. As a professor of physics and chemistry, he and his wife visited American universities in 1889 and he joined the photographic firm of E and H T … Continue reading

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bag ’em Danno ..

Toronto. The original TV show Hawaii Five-O from the 1970s (1968-1980) occasionally used the catch-phrase “Book ’em Danno” in an episode after McGarrett caught the bad guys.  For photographers, a bag to hold the camera, lenses, accessories, etc. was one … Continue reading

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19th C Photographic Cases and Wall Frames

Toronto. The Daguerreian Society sent me an email yesterday advising that the 3rd edition of Paul Berg’s book on 19th century cases and frames is now available. You can get the details and an order form here. If you collect … Continue reading

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