Magazine, Body and 3" Lens Unit Reconnaissance Camera

W. Vinten Ltd, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
W. Vinten Ltd, Manufacturer
Description
Black reconnaissance camera unit, consisting of 3" lens, magazine and body. The unit was built by W. Vinten (London) Ltd and then overhauled by 'Ernst Leitz (Canada) Ltd' at a later date.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
STOCK NUMBER / 6720-21-111-6275 / CF909(JAN) Serial Number
DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNT NO. / 2570 BJ
USE / 1/4 - 26 BSF / MOUNTING STUDS
MAGAZINE / RECONNAISSANCE CAMERA / (PATENT APPLIED FOR) / PT. NO 387/1A / 6760-21-111-6276 / W. VINTEN LTD / LONDON / SERIAL NO. 2030
OVERHAULED BY / ERNST LEITZ (CANADA) LTD / MIDLAND, ONT. / R.C.A.F REF / DATE
BODY / RECONNAISSANCE CAMERA / (PATENT APPLIED FOR) / 6720-99-101-3849 / W. VINTEN LTD / LONDON / SERIAL NO. / 1050
MODIFICATIONS - NO: / 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
3" LENS UNIT / RECONNAISSANCE CAMERA / (PATENT APPLIED FOR) / 6760-99-101-4402 / 492/4A / W. VINTEN LTD / LONDON / SERIAL NO. / 31
ELCAN / 1301 / 3 INCH F/2 / (2 1/4 X 2 1/4)
C42-42.06 WRATTEN NO. 12 14A/6760-21-810-1704
LENS MADE IN CANADA
Accession No
2008.7.12
Credit Line
W. Vinten Ltd. Magazine, Body and 3" Lens Unit Reconnaissance Camera, 2008.7.12. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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