Hasselblad F series - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Hasselblad 1600F

1949

Victor Hasselblad

Gothenburg

Sweden

Image of Hasselblad 1600F

Lens:
f2.8, 80 mm Kodak Ektar, pre-set iris diaphragm to f22. Depth-of-field scale on lens. Interchangeable bayonet mount. Serial no. ET3166 (1949).

Shutter:
Focal-plane, speeds 1 - 1/1600, B. Metal blinds. Self-capping.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
12, 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 roll-film.

Focusing:
Helical to 19".

Attributes:
Reflex viewing through taking lens. Full-size focusing screen. Fresnel condenser. Interchangeable viewing hood. Focusing magnifier in hood.
Auto-stop on film advance, interlinked to shutter. Film advance lowers the mirror and tensions the shutter.
Interchangeable film magazines. Accessory shoe. Film type reminder. Exposure counter.

Serial Number:
CH11918 (1952) .

With:

  • Film magazine, (type B) serial no. CI18762 (1954).
  • Flash contact bar. Early version for bi-pole connectors. In blue box. With instructions.
  • Kodak 420 lens hood.
  • Brochure - 'Willoughbys Present the Versatile Hasselblad'.

Hasselblad 1000F

1953

Victor Hasselblad

Gothenburg

Sweden

Image of Hasselblad 1000F

Lens:
f2.8, 80 mm Zeiss Tessar, pre-set iris diaphragm to f22. Depth-of-field scale on lens. Interchangeable bayonet mount. Serial no. 588662 (1951).

Shutter:
Focal-plane, speeds 1 - 1/1000, B. Metal blinds. Self-capping.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
12, 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 roll-film.

Focusing:
Helical to 0.5 metre.

Attributes:
Reflex viewing through taking lens. Full-size focusing screen. Fresnel condenser. Interchangeable viewing hood. Focusing magnifier in hood.
Auto-stop on film advance, interlinked to shutter. Film advance lowers the mirror and tensions the shutter.
Interchangeable film magazines. Accessory shoe. Film type reminder. Exposure counter.

Serial Number:
CC16708 (1955) .

With:

  • f3.5, 135 mm Sonnar, iris diaphragm to f22. Focus to 1 metre. Depth-of-field scale. Serial no. 1135837 (1954).
  • f5.6, 250 mm Sonnar, iris diaphragm to f45. Focus to 8 feet. Depth-of-field scale. With rear cap. Serial no. 1204410.
  • Film magazine, (type B). Serial no. CI19065 (1954).
  • Sports finder with additional 250 mm lens mask. Fitting into the accessory shoe.
  • Bellows unit. Provides extension between 75 mm and 203 mm. Rails show amount of extension and a scale of exposure factors, i.e. stops increase in exposure: 60 mm scale 2 ½ - 4; 80 mm scale 2 - 3 ½; 135 mm scale 1 ½ - 2 ½; 250 scale - 1 ½. Made by Karl Müller. Memmingen. Germany.
  • Metal lens cap. Instruction book. Ever-ready case, version with 'q' cut out.
  • Large outfit case. For camera, extra magazine, sports finder, 6 filters, close-up tubes and 13.5 cm lens.

The 1000F was an improved and more reliable version of the earlier 1600F. The standard lens was either a Tessar or an Ektar, the latter being mostly supplied in the USA. Production ceased in 1957 with the introduction of the 500c.

References & Notes:
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