I recently shipped a Ross 17″ Epidiascope lens to Zach in the US. He’d been looking for one for a few months with no luck and contacted me for some help, as he had seen previous blog posts about the ones I have purchased in the past.
I managed to source one in very good condition, here in the UK, and shipped it on to him a couple of weeks ago, once the Royal Mail International shipping crisis had eased. I was surprised that it cost a whopping £60 to ship it with tracking. Shipping to Canada was a fraction of the cost. Madness.
Although it looks a little grubby the glass is in excellent condition and it still has its additional supporting flange ring.
Zach emailed to let me know it had arrived safely and then sent me a link to this video explaining his intentions. I hope he keeps me updated with his progress. I’d not seen this video before but looks great fun.