Zeus - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Zeus

Second version

c. 1950

Image of Zeus Second version

Lens:
f11 5cm Alphamat.

Shutter:
1/25, 1/75 and T settings Spring powered.

Construction:
Metal body finished in brown crackle finish.

Format:
24 x 36 mm exposures on 35 mm film held in cassette.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder. Film advance by rotating the take-up spool, large sprocket wheel operates a film counter. No auto-stop on film advance, the film counter is used.

With:
Box.

Very little is known about this camera and what is known is contained in David Gardner's article in Photographica World. It was made in England around 1950, one advertisement shows it was sold by Jos Barry Ltd of Middlesbrough. Two version exist with small differences between the two.

References & Notes:
PW 153.

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