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by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Riken: Ricoh 500
Replies: 1
Views: 1339

Riken: Ricoh 500

The Ricoh 500 was one of the early relatively inexpensive 35 mm rangefinder cameras to enter the U.S. market in 1957. It had an unusually large (for that time) f/2.8 lens, and shutter speeds from 1 second to 1/500 second. Film was advanced by a rapid-throw "trigger" mechanism on the bottom...
by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: unknown companies: Mini-camera
Replies: 0
Views: 970

unknown companies: Mini-camera

This model of Mini Camera was manufactured in Hong Kong during the 1970s. This is a very low-end model replica of the Arrow Camera previously made in Japan. This model existed in different colors like blue, red, green or black. It uses 17.5mm, 14 x 14mm exposure film. The term "HIT" has co...
by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Winner Camera (1988 Olympics)
Replies: 1
Views: 2077

Kodak Eastman: Winner Camera (1988 Olympics)

The Kodak Winner is a camera for 110 film and produced 13 x 17mm image size. It is a basic fixed-focus pocket camera with a 25mm f/11 Meniscus lens plus has a Flipflash socket. The optimum flash distance is 5 to 16 feet, the shutter speeds are 1/90 of a second and 1/40 of a second when using a flipf...
by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kuribayashi (Petri): Petri 7 S
Replies: 0
Views: 1468

Kuribayashi (Petri): Petri 7 S

The Petri 7s was introduced by Petri in 1963 as a variant of the Petri 7 which was introduced in 1961. The main difference being an improved film advance lever and frame counter. It took 35mm film, had a coupled rangefinder. Production of the 7s ended in after 10 years in 1973. Compared to its prede...
by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Earl Products: Scenex
Replies: 0
Views: 902

Earl Products: Scenex

The Scenex camera is the same as Cub and the Snappy. They measure 3 1/8 inches wide, 2 inches deep, and 2 inches high. They are little miniature or subminiature novelty cameras. The Scenex candid camera was marketed in 1950 by Earl Products Co, for 25x25mm exposures on 828 film. A small metal mask s...
by bill339
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: AGFA: Optima Rapid 250
Replies: 0
Views: 986

AGFA: Optima Rapid 250

Optima Rapid 250 is a 35mm rapid film viewfinder camera made by Agfa was introduced in 1965. It belongs to the Agfa Optima Rapid series of automatic cameras with 24x24mm exposures on Rapid cassettes that appeared in 1964. The body of this first Optima Rapid model is different from later Optima Rapid...
by bill339
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Retina Reflex IV (051)
Replies: 0
Views: 1401

Kodak Eastman: Retina Reflex IV (051)

This is a Kodak Retina Reflex IV type 051 35mm Single Lens Reflex camera made by Kodak AG in Stuttgart, West Germany between the years 1964 and 1966. The Retina Reflex series was a continuation of the earlier rangefinder Retina, and shared many of the same parts, including the body, lens mount, and ...
by bill339
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Kodak Eastman: Advantix 4100ix
Replies: 0
Views: 787

Kodak Eastman: Advantix 4100ix

This is categorized as a pocket-sized point and shoot camera. It's approximately 5” long, 3” wide, and 1 ¼” deep. It has a handy strap handle that you slip over your wrist. The on/off switch is located on the back of the camera and clicks either clockwise or counterclockwise, and it's appropriately ...
by bill339
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Asahi: Pentax Espio 115G
Replies: 0
Views: 847

Asahi: Pentax Espio 115G

The Pentax Espio 115G QD point-and-shoot film camera was introduced in 1996. With an aperture range of f/10.5 to f/3.9, this Pentax camera lets you capture brilliant photos even in low lighting conditions. What’s more, the autofocus system in the Pentax Espio 115G QD film camera helps deliver perfec...
by bill339
Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Zeiss Ikon: Nettar 515/2
Replies: 0
Views: 2721

Zeiss Ikon: Nettar 515/2

The Zeiss Ikon Nettar S (515/2) Year of release was 1933 and production stopped in 1951. There were several changes during production. From 1933 to 1934 the camera had a hexagonal shutter panel. From 1934 to 1951 it had a round shutter plate, and from 1937 to 1951 the Nettar logo changed to Zeiss Ik...

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