Adox 300 - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Adox 300

1956

Adox Fotowerke Dr C. Schleussner GMBH

West Germany

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Lens:
f2.8, 45 mm Steinheil Cassar, iris diaphragm to f22. Serial no. 1762380 .

Shutter:
Compur Rapid, speeds 1 - 1/500, B. Delayed action. Flash synchronisation.

Construction:
Metal body.

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

Attributes:
Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Auto-stop on film advance. Interlock between film advance and shutter release. Film advance tensions the shutter.
Bewi exposure meter: Film speed scale 12 - 800 ASA, 12 - 30 DIN. Interchangeable film magazine.

Serial Number:
8672 .

With:

  • Two film magazines Serial No. 015784, 013450.
  • Actina lens hood. Actina close-up lens. Orange filter. Yellow/green filter.
  • Instruction book. Two letters, d. 1969. Adox outfit case.

Unusual 35 mm camera having interchangeable film magazines. The magazine contains the film plane rather than the film being pushed forward to a plane in the camera. The original price was nearly £62 which was later reduced. A model fitted with an f2.8 Xenar lens was later available. The back opens by sharp pressure applied to the centre of the back itself.

References & Notes:
BP 789021/1955. BJA 1957, p. 30. BJA 1958, p. 32.

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