Brief explanations of the main terms used in describing built-in
metering systems can be found in Metering
More about Voigtlander Vito cameras can be found in Voigtlander
Vitos, Vitorets, Vitomatics and the Vitrona
Agfa Super Solinette (1953), a very rare
camera in Britain as it was never sold here, 50 mm. f/3.5 Agfa
Solinar lens in Synchro-Compur 1 sec. to 1/500 sec. shutter, light
value shutter, 3 mm. coaxial flash connection ok, coupled rangefinder
(may need slight adjustment), everything working, near mint
condition, original ever ready case needs repair at hinge. Always one
of my favourite little folding cameras. (25403) £97.
Balda Baldessa 1b, 45 mm. f/2.8
Color-Baldanar, coupled rangefinder (feet), built in Gossen selenium
exposure meter, near mint condition except that the model label on
the front is blank. All working. Original ever ready case has several
repairs to the plastic parts but is fully usable. (25808) £43.
Braun Paxette Super, coupled rangefinder,
interchangeable lens, 50 mm. f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Tessar, Prontor-SVS
shutter (slow speeds too slow), rangefinder clear and operating
distance but needs resetting, lens filter rim is a little battered
but can be restored, basically a sound camera in need of attention,
sold as it is, good original ever ready case with neck strap. (25876) £31.
Braun Paxette Super II B no. 338919.
Shutter Prontor SVS 1 sec. to 1/300 sec. Delayed action release not
working but shutter otherwise in good order. Interchangeable 45 mm.
f/2.8 Steinheil Cassarit lens with M39 Leica thread (not compatible
with Leica camera). Good coupled rangefinder works with other Paxette
lenses having rangefinder coupling. Built in Bewi Automat exposure
meter very convenient in use and working. Nice original ever ready
case. A nice example of quite a rare version (in Britain) of this
interesting camera. (27462) £60.
Braun Super Paxette IIL, coupled
rangefinder, multi-frame brightline viewfinder, interchangeable 50
mm. f/2.8 Steinheil Cassarit lens, Prontor SVS 1 sec. to 1/300 sec.
shutter. 3 mm. coaxial flash connection ok. Frames in viewfinder for
50 mm., 85 mm., and 135 mm. lenses. Excellent condition in well used
ever ready case. Rangefinder accurate but out vertically. (18854) £49.
Braun Super Paxette IIL, interchangeable 50
mm. f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, Prontor SVS shutter 1 sec. to 1/300
sec., 3 mm. coaxial flash contact, coupled rangefinder, cosmetically
near mint in excellent original ever ready case. Note that the
delayed action release and rangefinder are in need of attention.
Braun Super Paxette IIL (1958-1962), lever
winds for wind on and rewind, no. 435825, nice Zeiss Tessar 50 mm.
f/2.8 no. 1617469, Prontor-SVS 1 sec. to 1/300 sec. (ok down to 1/8
sec., no d/a, coupled rangefinder inoperative. Cosmetic condition is
near mint so sold as it is for display or repair. (18423) £26.
Braun Super Paxette Lens Only, 50 mm. f/2.8
Schneider Xenar, a superb lens with chromed brass body (unlike any
other Paxette lens we have seen), rangefinder coupled, cosmetically
near mint but iris adjusting ring is not coupled to iris mechanism.
Sold as it is for repair. (25809) £23.
Canon Canonet, coupled rangefinder (needs
resetting), automatic parallax adjustment, exposure setting in the
viewfinder seems to be working but Copal-SV shutter is not working.
45 mm. f/1.9 Canon lens fine, selenium cell exposure meter, original
ever ready case. Cosmetically near mint condition. Sold as it is.
Canon Canonet, 45 mm. f/1.9 SE Canon lens,
Copal SV 1 sec. to 1/500 sec. shutter, automatic exposure from
selenium meter, original ever ready case. Metering appears to work,
rangefinder slightly out, shutter loads but will not fire either
automatically or manually. Cosmetically excellent but there is a
nasty ding at top right side of top plate. Sold as it is for spares
or repair. (20084) £9.
Franka Super Frankarette, 45 mm. f/2.8
Xenar (feet), Prontor SVS (light value disconnected!), coupled
rangefinder (clear), generally excellent but silver enamel finish is
worn off at focusing position. Original ever ready case very good.
Franka Super Frankarette, 45 mm. f/2.8
Schneider Xenar, Prontor-SVS 1 sec. to 1/300 sec. shutter, 1/30
scale, light values, 3 mm. coaxial flash connection, coupled
rangefinder, excellent condition. This camera has been professionally
serviced for us. (20144) £52. Pictures
Iloca Quick-B, coupled rangefinder, 50 mm.
f/2.9 Ilitar lens, Prontor-SV shutter, cosmetically in very good
condition with excellent original ever ready case. A good display
item but not working. Sold as it is. (18955) £2.
Kodak Retina see Retina
Konica C35, coupled rangefinder, built in
CdS meter is coupled to shutter and lens aperture giving automatic
exposure. Viewfinder display of exposure setting. Hot shoe and 3 mm.
coaxial flash connections. Film sensitivity 25 ASA to 400 ASA (PX675
type cell required), original ever ready case. Camera in very good
condition. (22970) £27.
Konica C35 no. 403094. 38 mm. f/2.8 Hexagon
lens, coupled rangefinder, automatic shutter (not working), self
timer, hot shoe, original pouch case. In near mint condition except
for non-working shutter. Sold as it is for display or repair. (27310) £15.
Leitz Retaining Ring for Series 6 filter,
44 mm. screw in, Leitz no. 14160, mint condition. (20420) £2.
Mamiya 4B (1961) (sold as a Rank Mamiya
Renger in UK), 40 mm. f/2.8 Mamiya-Sekor, Seikosha 1/4 sec. to 1/250
sec. shutter, coupled rangefinder (slightly out of adjustment), built
in working selenium exposure meter, cosmetically excellent with
original ever ready case. Sold as it is. (20855) £20.
Minolta Lens Cap, 43 mm. push fit. £2.
Minolta Uniomat (c. 1960), 45 mm. f/2.8
Rokkor, Optiper Uni Citizen auto exposure providing programmed
shutter and aperture set from top plate display using a selenium
meter cell, coupled rangefinder, excellent condition with original
lens cap in good used original ever ready case. (18826) £23. Pictures
Ricoh 500G no. 05 430140, 40 mm. f/2.8
Rikenon lens, coupled rangefinder, automatic exposure requires SG13
type cell, manual setting, 1/8 sec, to 1/500 sec. shutter with
delayed action release. Hot shoe flash connection ok. Neck strap.
Excellent condition except that the cap to hide securing screw on
wind on lever is missing.. (26034) £58.
Russian M39 Coupled Lens Only, for Fed and
Zorki, 135 mm. f/4 Jupiter-11 no. 6403716, all-alloy finish, also
couples to Leica, Canon, etc., complete with Russian lens caps,
excellent condition. (23577) £48.
Russian Universal Viewfinder. Covers 28
mm., 35 mm., 50 mm., 85 mm., and 135 mm. lenses. Serial number
294257. Believed to be a copy of the Zeiss Ikon original with
accessory shoe fitting. Excellent condition in original black plastic
keeper. (3039) £60.
Voigtlander Prominent, later model of first
version with Synchro-Compur and no accessory shoe, 50 mm. f/2 Ultron
focusing in metres, shutter 1 sec. to 1/500 sec. with delayed action
release, coupled rangefinder, excellent condition - contact point at
bottom of lens housing slightly brassed. (21078) £224.
Voigtlander Vito III, 50 mm. f/2 Ultron,
Synchro-Compur (professionally serviced for us), generally excellent
except for damage to top plate where clip-on accessory shoe has been
used, orig. e.r.c. very good - some stitching required. (17471) £275. Pictures
Voigtlander Vito CLR no. 6651739, 50 mm.
f/2.8 Color-Lanthar (focusing in feet), Prontor 500 LK 1/15 sec. to
1/500 sec. (working well), coupled rangefinder (needs resetting),
coupled exposure meter (inoperative), cosmetic condition is near
mint. Sold as it is for repair or display. (18663) £14.
Voigtlander Vito CLR no. 6691225, 50 mm.
f/2.8 Color-Lanthar, Prontor 500 LK 1/15 sec. to 1/500 sec., coupled
exposure meter is inoperative. Cosmetic condition is near mint, with
a very good ever ready case. Strip of plastic trim needs fixing. Sold
as it is for repair or display. (18669) £22.
Voigtlander Vito CSR (1967-71). A rare
visitor to these islands! Coupled rangefinder, coupled CdS exposure
meter, one of the best lenses ever made, brightine viewfinder, hot
shoe, meter reading in viewfinder and on top plate. 50 mm. f/2.8
Voigtlander Color-Skopar, Prontor 500 1/15 sec. to 1/500 sec.
shutter. Bottom plate a little scuffed, otherwise in excellent
condition. Original ever ready case in excellent condition. "AP
0553/162085" engraved on top plate and on ever ready case. (25053) £53.
Voigtlander Vitomatic II, coupled
rangefinder, coupled exposure meter, 50 mm. f/2.8 Voigtlander
Color-Skopar, Prontor SLK-V 1 sec. to 1/300 sec. shutter all working
including delayed action, flash connection by 3 mm. coaxial
connection ok, original ever ready case with good neck strap
excellent (Voigtlander label missing), camera condition near mint.
Voigtlander Vitomatic II no. 4862233, 50
mm. f/2.8 Voigtlander Color-Skopar lens in fine condition, Prontor
SLK-V 1 sec. to 1/300 sec. plus delayed action release, shutter all
working. Bright frame viewfinder and coupled rangefinder. 3 mm. flash
connection ok. Built in selenium esxposure meter coupled to shutter
and lens aperture. Condition near mint except for badly brassed lens
aperture ring. Original excellent ever ready case needs new neck
strap. (25967) £97.
Voigtlander Vitomatic IIa, coupled
rangefinder, coupled selenium exposure meter, 50 mm. f/2.8
Color-Skopar lens, Prontor SLK-V 1 sec. to 1/500 sec. shutter (note
that speeds 1/125 sec. to 1/1500 sec.and delayed action release do
not work), everything else ok. Cosmetically near mint condition,
excellent ever ready case. Sold as it is. (15936) £73.
Voigtlander Vitomatic IIb, 50 mm. f/2.8
Color-Skopar, Prontor 500 SLK-V 1 sec. to 1/500 sec. shutter with
delayed action release, hot shoe and 3 mm. coaxial flash connections,
coupled rangefinder, coupled exposure meter with viewfinder display,
front panel shutter release, near mint condition. (20224) £223. Pictures
Voigtlander Vitomatic IIIb, 50 mm. f/2
Voigtlander Ultramatic, coupled rangefinder, Prontor 500 SLK-V
shutter 1 sec. to 1/500 sec., coupled selenium exposure meter, lens
aperture and shutter speed visible in viewfinder, mint condition and
professionally serviced for us, oriiginal ever ready case (no neck
strap) in excellent condition. (23080) £382.
Yashica Electro 35GT no. 20861813, not
fully working. 45 mm. f/1.7 Yashinon DX lens, Copal electronic
shutter (requires battery), excellent very clear coupled rangefinder,
built in CdS exposure meter (green lights up, red does not), original
lens hood, usable original ever ready case. Sold as it is for spares
or repair. (26320) £10.
Zeiss Ikon Contax fit Filter 42 mm. push
Pale Green (G1), excellent in Zeiss Ikon bakelite keeper. (13436) £2.
Zeiss Ikon Nettax (c. 1937),
interchangeable 50 mm. f/2.8 Tessar (unique mount), simplified
Contax-type metal blind shutter, coupled rangefinder, generally
excellent but some bubbling under leather on back plate at site of
rivets. Orig. e.r.c. A rare item, in working order, but sold as it
is; we do not regard cameras like this as being suitable for use.
(17618) £674. Pictures
Zeiss Ikon Tenax II (c. 1937), 50 pictures
24 mm. square, interchangeable 4 cm. f/2 Sonnar (unique mount),
special Compur shutter, coupled rangefinder, rapid wind system,
generally very good with general signs of use. Some bubbling under
leather on back plate at site of rivets. A rare item, in working
order, but sold as it is; we do not regard cameras like this as being
suitable for use. (17614) £285. Pictures
Zeiss Jena Werra Proximeter Set, No. 1 (0.8
m. to 0.4 m.) and No. 2 (0.4 m. to 0.3 m.) in original hide case.
These devices correct both the viewfinder and the rangefinder, in
addition to the camera lens, for close up work. Excellent. (18706) £64. Picture
Zeiss Jena Werra Fine Quality Ever Ready
Case, hide construction, velvet lined, good neck strap. (27329) £15
Zeiss Jena Werra (all models) Special Lens Hood
and Lens Cap, excellent plus condition. (27328) £12.
Zorki 4 no. 69033185 (Russian lettering,
1969), M39 50 mm. f/2 Jupiter-8 lens no. 062331 with original lens
cap, excellent coupled rangefinder. Focal plane shutter 1 sec. to
1/1000 sec. with delayed action release. Shutter requires servicing.
Original ever ready case. Sold as it is for display or repair.
Zorki 4K, 50 mm. f/2 Jupiter-8 lens (Leica
thread), cloth focal plane shutter 1 sec. to 1/500 sec., coupled
rangefinder. Excellent condition. Original hide ever ready case.
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