Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

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Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby fbsgfoto » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:33 am

I´ve recently acquired a Exakta Varex IIa which has engraved a symbol I´ve never seen before and I´d like your help to figure out what does it means. Thanks in advance

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I´m not sure how to attach the pic so I Post you the url directly: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a42a4eiawvsi1 ... a.jpg?dl=0
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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby box86rowh » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:46 am

Can you get a picture of the camera with the logo on it?

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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby fbsgfoto » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:10 am

I´ll try but as its engraved on the leatherette of the bottom next to the "Made in Germany" it´s difficult to see it correctly
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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby box86rowh » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:54 am

Ok, thanks!

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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby fbsgfoto » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:59 am

There you have the pic, hope you can see it clearly
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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby box86rowh » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:20 pm

What is the serial number on the camera? And I can see the picture very good!

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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby fbsgfoto » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:24 pm

The serial number is VXIIa 892657 I also attach a pic of the camera
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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby box86rowh » Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:41 pm

Sorry for the late reply. My guess is it is some type of special edition but I was unable to find another like it. Send a picture to Tamarkin auction and see if they have any idea. Hope you are able to figure it out and please let us know what you find out!

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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby Madd10 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:52 am

I thought that I read somewhere that this is a quality label that was assigned in the former East Germany to some cameras that were more thoroughly inspected (Gütezeichen 'Q1') you could check with the Exakta circle (http://www.exaktacircle.org/).
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Re: Request information of an Exakta Varex IIa Engraving

Postby Madd10 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:57 am

Here is a link with a description: the sign was apparently also used on other manufactured products https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCtezeichen_(DDR)
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