With the "Patent Portrait Settings", you have 4 notches on rear groups for soft focus and diffused rendering. You could increase the soft effect by choosing "I II III or IIII".So very sharp at "I "and softer at "IIII". This one for sale is in well preserved condition, brass barrel is still shiny with signs of years. The body has not been polished or restored. Body has Waterhouse slot and one waterstop is included (engraved "x1"). Glasses are bright with just slightly marks. Rack & pinion focusing system work as they should.
Original mounting flange and front leather cap are included. External diametr of flange: 138mm. This lens covers 8x10in easily.A perfect tool for artistic photographers and wet plate enthusiasts. L'item "Dallmeyer 2A huge petzval portrait lens SOFT FOCUS large format 8x10 wet plate" est en vente depuis le samedi 7 mars 2020. Il est dans la catégorie "Photo, caméscopes\Photographie ancienne\Objectifs anciens". Le vendeur est "jaytral" et est localisé à/en Paris. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.