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Rolleiflex Old Standard

Manufactured around 1933 by Franke & Heidecke, this TLR was the first lever wind, full-size Rolleiflex model.


This particular one has a Tessar 75mm f/4.5 taking lens and a Compur 1 to 1/300,B,T shutter, but this model can also be found fitted with a either a f/3.5 or a f/3.5 Zeiss Tessar lens. The camera was also available with a Compur-Rapid shutter.

Rolleiflex Standard instruction manual on Richard Urmonas' excellent website.

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