Karat - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Karat

Rangefinder model

AGFA

Berlin

Germany

Image of Karat

Lens:
f2.8, 50 mm Karat-Xenar, iris diaphragm to f16. Serial no. 24232 .

Shutter:
Compur-Rapid, speeds 1 - 1/500, B. T setting by switch on front plate that locks the release lever in the down position with shutter set to B. Serial no. 6218397.

Construction:
Metal body, leather covered, leather bellows.

Format:
12, 24 x 36 mm exposures on 35 mm film held in Karat cassettes.

Focusing:
To 1 metre.

Attributes:
Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder combined with coupled rangefinder showing a split field.
Film advance by sprocket wheels above and below image area. Auto-stop on film advance, coupled to shutter. Automatic frame counter. Film reminder dial. Lever to advance film operating front to back. Shutter set by lever on shutter body.
Depth-of-field scale.

Identification:
Version with accessory shoe.

Serial Number:
AE 4402 .

With:
Case.

The rangefinder model was introduced in the early 1940s, this version with an accessory shoe was probably made in the late 1940s.

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