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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:03 am 
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Only the right side of the table is mine ;)

It was a good two days, with some 800 visitors. My colleague didn't really interact much with the public so I was doing most of the talking. Did shoot some pictures with the Speed and Combat Graphic.

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Speed Graphic at work at "Widerstandsnest 2000" last month.

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Leica was there too

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Beach landing at Medemblik with a Leica

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New Italian jacket for my RLM LEICA IIIc-to-IIIf conversion

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CCB 1944-2017 trip... 73 years apart ;)
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Hello Rick
Really good stuff as ever well done ... erm ... just one 'little' thing ( yes I know, trust me :roll: ) :) ... the left hand picture, did you know its in reverse .. looking at the Signal Corps stamp in the bottom corner, its reading backwards .. ?? Or is there an element of artistic (photographic) licence going on :D

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If I may, I'm going to 'hijack' this thread slightly as its a little more relevant than the for sale page at this point. Coming to my fellow photogs first then, I am having a bit of a clear out and have

a 1942 dated Kodak Bantam,
a 1941 dated Kodak 35 Rangefinder model and
an early Kodak 35 (pre 1940's model) disguised as a PH324, looks the part :)

Pics to follow, will include some film in period boxes with the cameras, please PM if interested.


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... " I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them " ...


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Correspondent wrote:
The left hand picture, did you know its in reverse .. looking at the Signal Corps stamp in the bottom corner, its reading backwards .. ?? Or is there an element of artistic (photographic) licence going on :D


If you look very closely on the original photo you'll see the "US" on the e-tool cover (and the buckle on it) is orientated the right way round. You'll often find this photo printed backwards (because someone stuck the SC stamp on the wrong side of the negative) ;)

It is the exact same location, the right way at Pont-Brocard. The lady living across the street still remembers seeing Pvt Joseph De Freitas of the 2nd Armored division cooking and the photographer taking the original photo on the 29th of July 1944.

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Hi Rick, now that you point it out, yes I can (just) see the US stamp, I stand corrected :)

Considering the changes that have occurred in the location, you have done very well to match up the pics, good job.

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Impressive work Rick! It must have been a special moment to talk to the lady who witnessed both photoshoots...

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