André Ruiter Stereoscopy

Mackenstein Stereo Camera

January 27, 2021
Mackenstein Stereo Camera - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
After a long search I finally added a wooden tailboard stereo camera to my collection which is made by the renowned manufacturer Mackenstein from Paris.
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ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko

October 28, 2020
ICA Postcards by Theo Matejko - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
When I started my stereoscopy collection, I was mainly looking for stereoviews, stereoscopes and cameras. Gradually I became more and more interested in stereoscopy history and I started looking for promotional material from the manufacturers. These catalogs, letters, advertisements and other items are often beautifully designed and very collectable.
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Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena

October 21, 2020
Verant Stereoscope by Carl Zeiss Jena - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
The Verant is a stereoscope that supports multiple stereoview formats up to a size of 9 x 15cm. The stereoscope has a solid metal construction and is manufactured by Carl Zeiss from Jena.
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Zeiss Ikon Postcard and a little Dutch Photo History

September 2, 2020
Zeiss Ikon Postcard and a little Dutch Photo History - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Recently I found a Zeiss Ikon postcard on eBay. It was a bit too expensive but when I read the text on the back, I really wanted it. The text reveals a little bit of Dutch photo history.
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Carl Zeiss Jena Stereoscope

June 24, 2020
Carl Zeiss Jena Stereoscope - B&W photographer and collector of antique photographica
Today, Zeiss lenses are known for their high optical quality. The company has a long history and at the beginning of the 20th century it also produced stereoscopes. I recently added a rare Carl Zeiss Jena stereoscope to my collection
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