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I am photographer, I love cameras, I collect cameras. I like XX century first half German cameras but I like rare ones no mater where or when they were made.
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Manufacturer:Model Manufacture years Serial Number Date acquiredPrice PaidComments
AGFA: Flexilette camera  AGFA: Flexilette1960-1961  
Apparat & Kamerabau: Akarette (24x32) camera  Apparat & Kamerabau: Akarette (24x32)1947 503 This model also known as Akarette I shares the same design as the 24x32 one but taking 24x36 pics. It is referred as Akarelle 24x32 Hybrid or Akarelle I Version II. According to the Lens serial number, it was built around September 1948
Arnold: Karma-Flex (4x4, Model II) camera  Arnold: Karma-Flex (4x4, Model II)1932-1937  
Balda: Piccochic camera  Balda: Piccochic1931-1932  
Berning Robot: Robot II camera  Berning Robot: Robot II1939-1951  B30001According to its serial number it seems to be the VERY FIRST Berning Robot II ever made
Berning Robot: Robot II camera  Berning Robot: Robot II1939-1951  B85614The lens is a quite rare Schneider Robot Tele-Xenar F5cm f5.5 primary made for the Robot I that can also be mounted on first Robot II so it is curious to find a late Robot which an early mount, the ones which the 0 engraved on the body lens mount.
Berning Robot: Robot II “R. Aeronautica” ( II WW Italian Air Force) camera  Berning Robot: Robot II “R. Aeronautica” ( II WW Italian Air Force) B45357-5 The extra digit behind the number is for Military Versions.the Prefix B is normal for civilian Camera, together with the Military number it makes it a Camera for the Reporters of the airforce.
Berning Robot: Robot IIa cameraBerning Robot: Robot IIa camera  Berning Robot: Robot IIa1951-1954  C102179
Berning Robot: Robot Star 25 (endoscope) camera  Berning Robot: Robot Star 25 (endoscope)c1969 196976 
Bolta (Photavit): Photavit I camera  Bolta (Photavit): Photavit I1938  
Canon: Canon EF camera  Canon: Canon EF1973-1978  
Canon: Canon F-1 camera  Canon: Canon F-11971-1981  
Canon: Canon F-1N AE camera  Canon: Canon F-1N AE1981  
Canon: Canon IVS camera  Canon: Canon IVS1952-1953  
Canon: Canon T90 camera  Canon: Canon T901986  
Canon: Demi camera  Canon: Demi1963-1964  
Contessa-Nettel: Recto camera  Contessa-Nettel: Rectoc1921-1926 376174 
Ebner Albert: Ebner (4.5x6cm) camera  Ebner Albert: Ebner (4.5x6cm)1934-1935  7879
FAP: Norca (A) camera  FAP: Norca (A)1938  
Goerz C.P.: Ango camera  Goerz C.P.: Angoc1904-1926 37502 
Hüttig: Gnom camera  Hüttig: Gnomc1900-1907  
ICA: Volta (125) camera  ICA: Volta (125)c1914-1922 D4233 According to its serial number it was made on 1914.
Iglesias, V.F.: Feig camera  Iglesias, V.F.: Feig1948  The only inscription is the FEIG Logo on the lens. There is no serial number or other information. It is a quite simple camera, fixed focus lens, fixed aperture, the shutter speed is selected by sliding an outside ring like Compur shutters.The shutter is triggered from the lens, the button on the body is to unlock the winding knob to the next frame. The left and right body knobs are for winding an d rewinding film. There is another knob next to the finder, it has two functions, its bottom ring is a frame counter and the upper part unscrews the bottom plate to load and unload the film. There is a very last ring, a partly cutted circle. By rotating it to the left or right allows the normal film transport or rewind the film.
Ihagee: Exakta VX IIa (Exakta Varex IIa) camera  Ihagee: Exakta VX IIa (Exakta Varex IIa)1957-1961 892657 
Ihagee: Roll-Paff-Reflex No.20 camera  Ihagee: Roll-Paff-Reflex No.201921-1932 42313 
Isoplast: Filius camera  Isoplast: Filiusc1954  
Kern: Sport cameraKern: Sport cameraKern: Sport cameraKern: Sport cameraKern: Sport camera  Kern: Sportc1926  
Kochmann: Reflex Korelle (Preproduction) camera  Kochmann: Reflex Korelle (Preproduction)1935  According to my research, There are less than 10 preproduction cameras, some of them whit different lens configuration.
Kodak Eastman: Retina I (117) camera  Kodak Eastman: Retina I (117)1934-1935  
Kodak Eastman: Retina II (142) camera  Kodak Eastman: Retina II (142)1937-1939 189547K 
Krügener: Spreizenkamera (Expendable) camera  Krügener: Spreizenkamera (Expendable)c1904-1908  
KW (KameraWerkstatten): Patent Etui Luxus (9x12) camera  KW (KameraWerkstatten): Patent Etui Luxus (9x12)c1927  
Leitz: Leica I Mod A (5-digits Number) camera  Leitz: Leica I Mod A (5-digits Number)1925-1930  25103
Leitz: Leica II (Mod D) (black) 'S-T' camera  Leitz: Leica II (Mod D) (black) 'S-T'1932-1948  
Leitz: Leica III (Mod.F) chrome camera  Leitz: Leica III (Mod.F) chrome1933-1939  
Leitz: Leica IIIc 'Royal Navy' camera  Leitz: Leica IIIc 'Royal Navy'c1941  
Leitz: Leicaflex SL black cameraLeitz: Leicaflex SL black cameraLeitz: Leicaflex SL black cameraLeitz: Leicaflex SL black camera  Leitz: Leicaflex SL black1968-1974  
Leitz: M2 (chrome, lever rewind) camera  Leitz: M2 (chrome, lever rewind)1957-1967  
Minolta: Minolta X-700 camera  Minolta: Minolta X-7001981-1982  
Mundus: Color 65 camera  Mundus: Color 651974-1976  
Nagel Dr. August: Ranca 46/1 (front lens focus) camera  Nagel Dr. August: Ranca 46/1 (front lens focus)1930-1931  82875
Nikon: Nikkor F Photomic FTn camera  Nikon: Nikkor F Photomic FTn1968  
Nikon: Nikon F (Apollo, last 5000) camera  Nikon: Nikon F (Apollo, last 5000)1973  
Nikon: Nikon F (eyelevel, chrome) cameraNikon: Nikon F (eyelevel, chrome) camera  Nikon: Nikon F (eyelevel, chrome)1959  
Nikon: Nikon F2AS Photomic camera  Nikon: Nikon F2AS Photomic1977  
Nikon: Nikon F3 HP camera  Nikon: Nikon F3 HP1983  
Nikon: Nikon F5 camera  Nikon: Nikon F51996  
Nikon: Nikon FE cameraNikon: Nikon FE camera  Nikon: Nikon FE1978  
Orionwerk: Tropen Rio 5 C (Tropical) camera  Orionwerk: Tropen Rio 5 C (Tropical)c1920 139549 
Plaubel: Roll-Op (II) camera  Plaubel: Roll-Op (II)1935-1940  
Polaroid: Barbie Instant Camera camera  Polaroid: Barbie Instant Camerac1999  
Richard Jules: Verascope F40 camera  Richard Jules: Verascope F401938-1955  4460124
Ricoh: Ricoh Auto Half SE camera  Ricoh: Ricoh Auto Half SE1970  
Rollei: Rolleicord I "Tapeten" (Wallpapered) camera  Rollei: Rolleicord I "Tapeten" (Wallpapered)1933-1936 29959 
Rollei: Rolleiflex 4x4 Baby Original camera  Rollei: Rolleiflex 4x4 Baby Original1931-1938  139374
Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 2) camera  Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 2)1939-1949 948843 
Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 3) camera  Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 3)1945-1949 1067634 
Rollei: Rolleiflex SL 35 camera  Rollei: Rolleiflex SL 351970-1976 4115971 
Rothgiesser & Schlossmann: Rothschloss camera  Rothgiesser & Schlossmann: Rothschlossc1930 258 
unknown companies: Reisekamera (Field Camera) camera  unknown companies: Reisekamera (Field Camera)  The bellows were unglued when purchased so I could spot a number written on the frame: 1894, probably the year it was made
Voigtländer: Stereflektoskop 4.5x10.7 camera  Voigtländer: Stereflektoskop 4.5x10.71914-1929 44278 
Voigtländer: Vitomatic IIb camera  Voigtländer: Vitomatic IIb1964-1967 6730993 
Zeiss Ikon: Contarex I "Bullauge Bullseye" (10.2401) camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contarex I "Bullauge Bullseye" (10.2401)1959-1966 G30501 The very first model produced from the last batch of 3000 cameras of the Contarex “Bullseye” D (1965-66)
Zeiss Ikon: Contax II (543/24) camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contax II (543/24)1936-1942  K55201The lens serial number is quite curious: 2400000 “very neat”
Zeiss Ikon: Contax III (544/24) camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contax III (544/24)1936-1942 M23053 
Zeiss Ikon: Contax IIIa camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contax IIIa1950-1961 C 979 
Zeiss Ikon: Tenax I (570/27) camera  Zeiss Ikon: Tenax I (570/27)1939-1941  M44381Due to the serial Number could be possible made between 1940 and 41
Zeiss Ikon VEB: Penti I (black/gold) camera  Zeiss Ikon VEB: Penti I (black/gold)1965  
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by Madd10 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:16 am

Congratulations, you have a couple of very nice cameras like the Rothschloss, not easy to find.

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by fbsgfoto » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:19 am

Thanks for your words, The Rothschloss is a curious camera indeed.