Vintage Cameras Ltd.
Welcome to the vintagecameras.co.uk classiccameras web site. We try to stock a range of film cameras, lenses, filters, accessories, books, instruction manuals and associated photographic items: early wood and brass field cameras of the 1800-1900s, classic cameras of the 1930s & 50s,60s, 70s right through to modern equipment including stepping rings and Projection Lamps:
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The business was founded in London during the 1950s, developing from a photographic studio and film processing lab, to general photographic stores in the South of the city. Vintage Cameras then evolved in the early 1970s to specialise in sourcing fine vintage/classic collectibles, rare photographic items and images. High quality film cameras, lenses and accessories (many types, formats and makes) have always been an important section of our stock. We have supplied professional photographers, photo-journalists, amateur photographers, collectors, companies, museums and photo dealers, now in over 40 countries worldwide. Over the years we have had the pleasure to deal with many great camera makers/photographic equipment suppliers such as Fred Gandolfi, Arthur Gandolfi, Fred Spira (Spiratone) and Sir Kenneth Corfield. We have supplied equipment to a number of talented and famous photographers (some PROs): Terry Donovan, Brian May, Terry Jones, William Carter, Mark Pinder, Miranda Richardson, Jeremy Deller, Jack Shepherd, Timothy Spall, Robbie Vincent, Rolf Harris to name a few (we also supplied parts for Alan Whicker's Super Ikonta camera used whilst retracing his wartime experiences in Italy). We now stock many types of cameras: antique, classic and modern, Leica rangefinder & SLR cameras, lenses, photographic accessories, T2 mounts, stepping rings, filters, batteries, projection lamps, bulbs, flash bulbs, cine equipment, (most are listed on this web site, but please ask if you do not see the item you need!). We are now MAIL ORDER specialists and SHIP WORLDWIDE. Vintage Cameras will buy, trade or part-exchange most types of equipment from single items to an entire collection.
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please contact us by: Fax: +44 1304 368492 or Telephone: +44 1304 380218
or from within the UK Fax:01304 368492 Telephone:01304 380218
please send us an E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We try to reply to all enquiries quickly, but due to serious SPAM problems, e-mails do sometimes get deleted on our server, so if we do not reply within 24 hours, please resend your message, thanks.
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Please note all stock is now priced the same for all web customers (the price listed is the price you actually pay worldwide, we do not add any taxes or handling charges no matter how payment is made). We accept all major credit/charge cards, including VISA MasterCard SWITCH SOLO DELTA maestro etc or payment in Pounds Sterling (GBP) via a UK bank or Post Office.
We also accept secure online payments via PayPal to email address email@example.com
you can send funds to this address, firstname.lastname@example.org ( ltd as in LTD ) on your PayPal homepage (please add note with order details) or please e-mail us and ask for an invoice (we will request money from you via PayPal).
All goods ordered are usually dispatched sameday Royal Mail via Post Office, or by ParcelForce. Post/shipping WORLDWIDE is charged at cost only (we can quote the exact amount before shipping).
UK POST charges (ie within UK only via Post Office):
from £1.99 (1st class p&p in UK) for small item(s) in jiffy bag (eg filter, lens hood, up to 3 stepping rings etc.)
SPECIAL DELIVERY (usually by 1.00pm next day) up to 500g=£7.95......500-1000g=£9.95......1kg-2kg=£11.00 see also RoyalMail.com UK only
Large Parcels (std. parcels/parcel post within most of UK) is charged at cost.
To place an order, please note the items and/or stock numbers required. You can order by e-mail, fax, or telephone. To pay by card (please phone or FAX order) we would need your card no., end/expiry date on card, last 3 digits of security number on card signature strip and your full mailing/card address. Cheque/check payment must be in UK Pounds Sterling please. We will e-mail you within 24 hours to confirm the order and dispatch of the goods. For PayPal our e-mail address is email@example.com ( ltd as in LTD) you can send the money to this address, or ask us to invoice you/request money via paypal
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At Vintage Cameras we know how disappointing it is to receive items which are in a poorer condition than as described, and thus pride ourselves in accurate descriptions. Please e-mail for details, we will reply as quick as we can.You must appreciate that many of the items are very old, but most are fully working and usable, unless otherwise stated:
Last modified/updated 27th January 2014
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