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Pentina M

VEB Kamera und Kinowerke

Dresden

German Democratic Republic

Lens:
f2.8, 50 mm T (Tessar), automatic iris diaphragm to f22. Depth-of-field scale. Interchangeable breech lock mount. Serial no. 6067799 .

Shutter:
Leaf shutter built into camera body, speeds 1 - 1/500, B. Delayed action. X and M flash synchronisation.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
24 x 36 mm exposures using 35 film.

Focusing:
Helical to 0.5 m.

Attributes:
Reflex viewing through taking lens. Roof pentaprism finder, split-image rangefinder and ground glass focusing screen.
Auto-stop on film advance. Film advance tensions the shutter.
Selenium meter, match-needle type by moving aperture ring, meter needle visible on top plate. 1600 - 6 ASA, 33 - 9 DIN.
The shutter speed and aperture settings are coupled. The meter needle can be aligned by moving the aperture lever, moving a second lever then moves an index to the correct shutter/aperture pair.

Serial Number:
23117 .

Notes:
Retailer's label: A.P. Manners. 11 Westover Rd, Bournemouth.

With:
Case.

This is a streamlined and deliberately 'modern' looking camera, it was, though, not very successful. A small range of lenses was available.

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