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Praktica Modell III
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Praktica Modell III ("FX2")
Producer data
Producer VEB Kamera-Werke Niedersedlitz responsible constructor Siegfried Böhm
production period August 1955 to February 1956 no of produced cameras 13,985
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled horizontal-run rubberized cloth-blind type shutter with twin settings for fast and slow speeds exposure time
(possible settings)
B, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200,1/500
view finder fixed waist-level view finder with condenser type ground-glass focusing screen, simple sport view finder mirror no instant-return mirror
film transport / frame counter modified knob for film advance, film take-up spool (plastic), manual frame counter lens mount M42x1
self timer none battery none
metering system none flash system X- and F- synchronization with two flash coaxial sockets at the front of the camera body
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder none
general comments
bullet version with two flash sockets (analogue to FX 2 1st variation)
bulletwithout internal aperture release
bulletlens manually "modified" C.Z. and essar from Tessar painted over by black varnish (sold in Switzerland)
collection data
Hummel-No 132 Kadlubek-No. none (KWE 1180)
body no. 201696 lens no. 4332354
lens type T(essar) 2.8/50 (C.Z.) Jena purchase price 45€


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