Lot 48 , Ansel Adams (1902-1984), a rare Adams & Co. Minex De Luxe tropical mahogany and brass camera, 5 x 4in., the original leather case stamp
Ansel Adams (1902-1984), a rare Adams & Co. Minex De Luxe tropical mahogany and brass camera, 5 x 4in., the original leather case stamped with Adams' initials 'AA'
Provenance: According to Adams & Co. records this camera was ordered directly by Ansel Adams. Acquired in South America by a collector and bought shortly after by the current owner in the late 1970's.
Ansel Easton Adams (1902-1984) was a landscape photographer and environmentalist famous for his black and white images of the American West.
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Sold for £4,800