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Bonhams is to auction a collection of material, including cameras, tripods, workbench and woodworking tools, and the sign from the Gandolfi camera makers workshop in Borland Road, London, in a single lot on 29 July 2020. The property was originally offered by Christie's by private treaty in 1994 and is offered by that buyer, a Swiss collector. The collection is estimated by Bonhams at £3000-5000. 

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Comment by Gordon Christie on May 25, 2020 at 9:27

An estimate of £3-5k for that collection of Gandolfi cameras etc. is surely what is known in the auction trade as a “come on”! There isn’t one Gandolfi for less than £625 on a well known auction site and you can pay £50 for a Gandolfi leather strap. Together with the sign, the treadle and the workbench it surely must go for more.

It will be interesting to see what price it achieves.

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