Avus - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Avus

Voigtländer & Sohn

Braunschweig

Germany

Image of Avus

Lens:
f6.3, 10.5 cm Voigtar, iris diaphragm to f22. Serial no. 482083 .

Shutter:
Ibsor, diaphragm type, speeds 1 - 1/125, B, T. Serial no. 235041.

Construction:
Leather covered metal body, leather bellows.

Format:
6.5 x 9 cm plates held in slides.

Focusing:
Bellows to 17" scale to 3 feet. Double extension.

Attributes:
Folding brilliant view-finder, frame finder. Spirit level. Depth-of-field table.

Movements:
Rise and cross front.

Serial Number:
265045 .

With:
Film pack adapter. Receipt dated 1938 from City Sale & Exchange. This would be from when the camera was sold second-hand. Voigtländer certificate of test. Instructions. Case.

Avus

Voigtländer & Sohn

Braunschweig

Germany

Image of Avus

Lens:
f6.3, 10.5 cm Voigtar, iris diaphragm to f22. Serial no. 713121 .

Shutter:
Rim-set Compur, speeds 1 - 1/250, B, T. Delayed action.

Construction:
Leather covered metal body, leather bellows.

Format:
6.5 x 9 cm plates held in slides.

Focusing:
Bellows, scale to 3 feet. Double extension.

Attributes:
Folding brilliant view-finder, frame finder. Spirit level. Depth-of-field table.

Movements:
Rise and cross front.

Serial Number:
B678201 .

With:
Hooded focusing screen. 1 single metal slide. Film pack adapter.

The Avus was Voigtländer's mid range 'Hand and Stand' camera of the 1930s, produced in 6.5 x 9 cm and 9 x 12 cm sizes and also in a roll-film version. The Avus was available with an Everset, Ibsor or Compur shutter, lenses were either a Voigtar or Skopar, with a Tele-Dynar as a telephoto option. Both Dial and Rim-set Compurs were fitted.

References & Notes:
BJA 1927, p. 676. BJA 1929, p. 639.

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