Wild Microscope 6×9 cm Film Back with Film
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|Dimensions||6 × 6 × 6 in|
|Tested||Sold AS IS. As Described|
|Cosmetic Condition||4 - Excellent|
This is a very nice condition Wild Heerbrugg Switzerland 6 x 9 cm medium format film back. There is no relay optic in the lens cone (it was so designed without one). I am not sure which camera system this fits, but there is a double-tab flange which looks like it would be locked in place by some sort of clamping ring. My assumption is the camera would have some sort of focusing telescope with format outlines and a shutter, on top of which would be the clamping ring for the interchangeable film backs. There is a small cylinder head screw for orientation of the back.
The cone is in superb condition with only a bit of wear evident. There is scuffing of the spring-loaded bar used to secure the film holders in place (next to the large chrome flat-head screws) – see third photo.
Included are a nice pair of medium format sheet film holders. Both are complete with the darkslides. They are designed for either 6 x 9 cm cut film or glass plates. The sleeves for the cut film are not included. The holders are marked ‘Made in Switzerland’ and they are likewise manufactured by Wild Heerbrugg.
Both holders are in excellent condition but one of the dark slides has a small crease in it. It does not affect its use in any way (very shallow and small). A very attractive camera back with very little wear evident. This is probably more of a collectable item than a user item today.
Location MB 26-6
Photo set 220