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Could this be an old camera lens

Postby LadZ » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:52 am

Hello Forum members.

I have this item which came from my grandmothers house many years ago. She had it in use as a magnifying glass and someone had made a crude metal handle for it.
Family legend has it that the lens came from an early camera.

I have looked at many images on the net but nothing matches the size. It fits nicely on a compact disc.
Is it possible that it did come from a camera ?
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Re: Could this be an old camera lens

Postby tom » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:37 am

it is possible. it looks like it could be an element from a vintage photographic enlarger device.

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