Re-Inventing the Daguerreotype for the 21st Century
...USPTO utility patent for an new Mercury Vapor Apparatus that solves the challenges with mercury and more!
Uses 99.99% less mercury than inverted pyramid designs
Easily transportable with no risk of mercury spills
No darkroom necessary - develop daguerreotypes in the camera holder
Built-in heating system works on North American or UK/Europe voltage simply by switching the power cable
PID digital readout of process temperature in °F or °C
Custom configurations possible
Available in teak or cherry wood
At right is a 5 x 7 model designed for use with a film holder supplied by the client.
In Cherry with a satin oil finish
At left is an 8 x10 model for use with a standard Lisco Fidelity film holder.
In Teak with a satin oil finish.
8 x 10 Standard Version with a 4 x 5 reduction frame next to a 4 x 5 Standard Version at right.
8 x 10 Standard Version - $3,250 USD
4 x 5 or 5 x 7 Standard Version - $2,750 USD
Whole-Plate Custom Version - $3,250 USD
Half-Plate Custom Version - $3,000 USD
Custom Requirements - contact me for pricing
Reduction Frames for smaller plate holders - $500 USD
Every unit is custom built to order on a first come first served basis. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.
Deposit of $1,000.00 USD is required to place an order.
Please contact me if you have questions about purchasing a new Century Darkroom Mercury Vapour Apparatus, or if you are ready to place an order click here...