Praktica - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Praktica

1949

KW

Dresden

German Democratic Republic

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Lens:
f2, 5 cm Tessar, manual iris diaphragm to f22. Depth-of-field scale. 42 mm screw mount. Serial no. 3225144 .

Shutter:
Focal-plane, speeds 1/2 - 1/500, B.

Construction:
Metal body.

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

Focusing:
Helical to c.0.6 metre.

Attributes:
Reflex viewing through taking lens. Ground glass focusing screen with condenser. Waist-level view-finder with magnifier. Eye-level frame finder.
Film advance tensions the shutter and lowers the mirror.
Exposure counter.

Identification:
Without flash synchronisation.

Serial Number:
007135 .

The Praktica is a development of the Praktiflex. This is the first model in the Praktica range and has no flash synchronisation.

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