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Praktina FX-A version A Praktina FX-A version B stereo Praktina FX-A version B motor Praktina FX-A version C Corbina Praktina FX-A version D Praktina IIA version A2 Praktina IIA version B Porst reflex TEXOGRAPHIE T2


Producer data
Producer VEB Kamera-Werke Niedersedlitz
since 1/59 VEB Kamera- und Kinowerke Dresden
responsible constructor Siegfried Böhm
production period unknown, possibly during period of June 1958 to May 1960 no of produced cameras as a part of Praktina IIA series of 24,848
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled horizontal-run rubberised cloth-blind type shutter exposure time
(possible settings)
B, 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200,1/500, 1/1000
view finder variable view finder elements (pentaprism, waist-level finder, ...) with variable field lenses including elements with split image range finder mirror no instant-return mirror
film transport / frame counter knob film advance, loose film take-up spool, manual frame counter lens mount Praktina bayonet
automatic diaphragm control
self timer mechanically, ~10s battery none
metering system only with a modified pentaprism with built-in metering system flash system X-, F- and FP-synchronisation with one flash coaxial socket at the front of the camera, switch lever on the basis of rewind bottom
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder none
general comments
bulletTEXOGRAPHIE T2 may be a label of a producer of a Texographic systems; Texography is a patentent procedure.
bulletversion IIA-DA Type 1 (compare on the Website of Alberto Taccheo - http://www.praktina.com/r29cam6e.htm) with:
bulletone flash socket
bulletcoupling to automatic lenses and semi-automatic lenses (see red arrows at the picture from the lens mount)
bulletlong type of the hooking of the camera back on the right
bulletfocusing screen lock type F2 (long levers)
bulletLogo on top cover type L3
bulletfinder lock mark - red dot
bulletdouble slotted film take up spool (DS)
bulletsilver type of film sprocket spool
bulletrewind knob type 6-5
bulletoptical finder type W3 (14,1 x 9,5 mm)
bulleteye level finder type P1
bulletcamera back type B4
bulletfilm reminder disc type DF
collection data
Hummel-No none Kadlubek-No. none
body no. 126739 lens no. 2324105
lens type Lithagon 1:3.5/35mm ENNA München purchase price 2300 €
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