|Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:27 am Post subject: Some more 'Gifts'
|An Old Gent ( YES --OLDER than ME ! ) met me with his Wife while i was out walking with one of my 'Classic Film Cameras' and they asked if I like 'Old Cameras' to which I replied " Oh Yes - and I try to refurbish them " -- so I got a phone call from him saying he had some 'Cameras' ready -- I rushed to his house and there were several bags and a cardboard box . we had a 'chat' and when i got home I inspected the 'Treasures' -- well, there were 2 Cine Cameras 8mm, Minolta Dynax 700si, Ensign Selfix, Olympus 35RC, PEN-EE, XA, E-500 digital and a very filthy Minolta Autocord from 1955 -- the brown case fell to bits as i wiped it over but on taking off viewing hood all the mirror was 'Milky' with filth and rear lens surface. I used lens Tissues and Lens Fluid and it cleaned up prefectly ! I cleaned leather panels with Neatsfoot Oil and the brown case of the Selfix 820 which is not working, as is the 35RC .
Don't know what to do with the Standard 8 Cine Cameras -- I think I will give them to the Brentwood Museum Photography .
Long Live REAL PHOTOGRAPHY !