Tuesday, 24 June 2014

An Unusual Blog Post: Help Find Stolen Camera Equipment #findmydadscamera

The Daily Constitutional's editor Adam writes…

This is an odd blog post for us, but the subject caught our eye on Facebook. I have been moved to share this story as a keen photographer – I feel sure that at least David and Fiona among the camera-toting London Walks guides will empathise with the plight, as well as a great many of our London Walkers. Here we go…

Posted on the blog findmydadscamera.blogspot.co.uk

On Friday 20th June 2014, our house in London E18 was burgled between 1pm and 2pm. It happens to a lot of people. We lost computers, jewellery, clothes, shoes, ties - the usual haul for opportunist thieves. However, several things of huge sentimental value were stolen, including my grandfather's gold watch and my mother's engagement ring. They're irreplaceable. I realise that happens to many people too.

However, the one thing that is really distressing is the loss of my father's camera equipment. He was a professional photographer, and he died back in 1962. The only thing I had left of his was his camera and accessories. Everything is gone - camera, case, lenses, exposure meters and camera bag. 

If you see or hear of a Voigtlander Prominent camera for sale, with our without accessories, either online or somewhere in the UK, please get in touch.

My contact details are:

Please also share this blog with anyone who may be able to help.

A London Walk costs £9 – £7 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.

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