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Speed Graphic Signal Corps PH-47J scarcity?

 
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ed hicks



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 1:09 am    Post subject: Speed Graphic Signal Corps PH-47J scarcity? Reply with quote

New to this forum and I would like to ask how scarce this camera set is: Speed Graphic Signal Corps PH-47J in green case with accessories that appears nearly unused...I will try to add images. Thanks for your help. Ed Hicks[/img]
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bruiser



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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Ed,

They are quite a rare camera, not nearly as many made as the later OD green KE-12(1). The PH-47-J, incidentally the first green Speed Graphic made, was first made about 1947 and its replacement the KE-12(1) about 1953.

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Bruce
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ed hicks



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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bruce, thanks for the note...Please email me directly at [url]edhicks82@aol.com[/url] and I'll email photos to be sure this is the correct camera. Ed
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Ed,

Thanks for the photos...NICE!!

I also corrected the web address above...it will make sense now

Cheers, Bruce
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can we see the photos here? That sounds really neat.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, if we can see some photos !!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:12 pm    Post subject: Speed Graphic Signal Corps PH-47J photos Reply with quote

http://s149.photobucket.com/albums/s42/warpathinc/Speed%20Graphic%20Signal%20Corps%20PH-47J/








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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

WOW nice!
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's the best condition PH-47-J I've seen!
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

859520 is #3800 of a batch of 5000 listed 10/24/1950. Next batch listed 1-10-51.
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