Rolleiflex 2.8 A – K7A @ 1949

001 Original Rolleiflex TLR Camera
Rolleiflex 2,8 A
Model K7A

This model was only exported into the USA.
Version 1:
December 1949 - February 1951, 7,870 pieces
: 1.101.000 - 1.164.999, engraved above name plate.
Version 2:
April 1951 - August 1951, 2,000 pieces.
: 1.201.000 - 1.204.999, engraved above name plate.

Both versions:
Taking Lens
Zeiss Opton Tessar 2,8/80mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen, Bayonet II, coated
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet II. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.
Version 1:
Compur Rapid, 1 - 1/400 sec., B, X-sync.
Version 2:
Compur Rapid MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M-X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2. Version 2: 2-format back w. adjustable film pressure plate.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
: 9.4x10.4x14.3cm.
Weight: 1,080 grams.


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