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Original Rolleiflex 6x6 K1

Highslide JS
Model 610 (prototype)
December 1928, 10 pieces
Model 611
January 1929 - July 1929, 2500 pieces
Model 612
April 1929 - July 1929, 820 pieces
Model 613
August 1929-Febr.1932, 10850 pieces
Model 614
August 1929-Febr.1932, 21000 pieces
Serials (all models): 1 - 1999.999
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Tessar 4,5/75 (model 611,613)
Zeiss Tessar 3,8/75 (model 612,614)
Filter size 28,5mm
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 3,1/75mm
Filter size 24mm
Shutter: Compur, 1 - 1/300 sec., T & B
Film: 6x6, B I (117)
Film Transportation: winding knob, red window for exposure number on back, film pressure plate without color coating. Manual shutter tensioning.
Dimensions
: 13.2x8.5x9.0cm
Weight: 715 grams (f 4.5), 722 grams (f3.8).This model did not have a hinged back. The camera was often converted to accept the newer 620 and 120 roll films.
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Standard Rolleiflex 6x6 K2

Highslide JS
Model 6RF 620
January 1932 - January 1934, 4926 pieces
Model 6RF 621
February 1932 - January 1935, 38248 pieces
Model 622
November 1932 -- May 1938, 51894 pieces

Serials: 200.000 - 567.000,
but some cameras up to 601.750

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Tessar 4,5/75 (model 620)
Zeiss Tessar 3,8/75 (model 621)
Zeiss Tessar 3,5/75 (model 622)
Filter size 28,5mm
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 3,1/75mm
Filter size 24mm
Shutter:
620 & 621: Compur, 1 - 1/300 sec., T & B.
622: Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B.
Film: 6x6: B II 8, B I 6 (120) & 35mm with adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever, film counter; red window for spooling to first frame on bottom of back, film pressure plate without color coating. Some of the earliest cameras have the red window on & under the back. Manual shutter tensioning.
Dimensions
: 14.3x8.6x9.0cm
Weight: 773 grams (620), 803 grams (621), 778 grams (622).

This model did have a hinged back. The camera could be used with Rolleikin I to use 35mm film & with the special glass plate film adapter

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Standard Rolleiflex 6x6 - New Model K4 640

Highslide JS
May 1939 - July 1941
Serials: 805.000 - 927.999

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Tessar 3,5/75
Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 3,1/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin I adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever, film counter; red window for spooling to first frame on bottom of back, film pressure plate without color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions
: 14.0x9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 876 grams.

This model has a hinged back with exposure guide. The camera could be used with Rolleikin I to use 35mm film & with the special glass plate film adapter.

3


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 - Model RF 111A

Highslide JS
August 1937 - March 1939
Serials: 568.516 - 805.0000

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Tessar 3,5/75
Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Push on 28.5mm
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin I adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate without color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions
: 14.3x8.6x9.0cm
Weight: 850 grams.

This model has a hinged back with exposure guide. The camera could be used with Rolleikin I to use 35mm film & with the special glass plate film adapter. Later models have a shutter release safety lock. The following parts of his model can be modernized to 1955 standard: waist level finder, larger focusing knob, double exposure safety lock, viewing lens bayonet, X-sync contact.

4


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 - Model 2 = K4B

Highslide JS
April 1939 - October 1945
Serials
: 805.000 - 1.050.000 (some shared with Rolleiflex Standard New).
Model 3 = K4B2
October 1945 - September 1949
Serials
: 1.050.000 - 1.099.999

Taking Lens 1939-1945:
Zeiss Tessar 3,5/75, Bayonet I
Taking Lens 1945-1949:
Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/75
Zeiss Oberkochen Opton 3,5/75
Schneider Xenar 3,5/75
All with filter Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B, self timer.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin I adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate without color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions
: 14.0x9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 928 grams.
This model has a hinged back with exposure guide. The camera could be used with Rolleikin I to use 35mm film & with the special glass plate film adapter. The following parts of his model can be modernized to 1955 standard: waist level finder, larger focusing knob, double exposure safety lock, viewing lens bayonet, X-sync contact.

Also useable after modifications: Rolleimarin I under water housing, Rolleimeter, Rolleiflash.

Pictured is Model K4B2 (1945-1949). The differences with model K4B are:

K4B K4B2
Gray aperture & shutter control dial inlay Black aperture & shutter control dial inlay
Franke & Heidecke name under viewing lens Franke & Heidecke name under taking lens
Shutter release without cable release thread Shutter release with cable release thread
5


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 - Model K4 / 50

Highslide JS
October 1949 - May 1951
Serials: 1.100.000 - 1.168.000

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/75
Zeiss Oberkochen Opton 3,5/75
Schneider Xenar 3,5/75
All with filter Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B, self timer. Standard X sync.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin 2 adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate with black color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions: 14.3x9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 965 grams.

This model has a hinged back with exposure guide, which can be exchanged for a dual film format back. The camera could be used with Rolleikin 2 to use 35mm film. The following parts of his model can be modernized: larger focusing knob & double exposure safety lock.

Also useable after modifications: Rolleimarin I under water housing, Rolleimeter, Rolleiflash, Rolleikin 2 with dual format back.

6


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 - Model K4A

Highslide JS
June 1951 - March 1954
Serials: 1.200.001 - 1.474.999

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/75
Zeiss Oberkochen Opton 3,5/75
Schneider Xenar 3,5/75
All with filter Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B, self timer. X sync.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin 2 adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate with black color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions: 14.3x9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 970 grams.

This model has a hinged dual format back with exposure guide. The special feature is a new EV related exposure scale. From serial 1.268.000 the camera accepts hand grip and quick mount plate.

Also useable with Rolleimarin 1 under water housing. Can be upgraded to larger focusing knob.

7


Rolleiflex Automat 6x6 - Model K4B

Highslide JS
April 1954 - September 1956
Serials: 1.428.001 - 1.739.999

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/75
Zeiss Oberkochen Opton 3,5/75
Schneider Xenar 3,5/75
All with filter Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur - Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B, self timer. M X sync.
Film: 6x6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin 2 adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate with black color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions: 14.3x9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 980 grams.

This model has a hinged dual format back with exposure guide. The special feature is a new EV related exposure scale. From serial 1.464.000 the EV coupling can be disengaged by pressing a button in the aperture wheel. From serial 1.700.000 the EV coupling can be disengaged with a switch in the aperture wheel.

Also useable without modifications: Rolleimarin 2 under water housing and all current accessories.

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Original Baby Rolleiflex 4x4 K1

Highslide JS
Model 4RF 410 & 411
March 1931 - December 1932
Serials: 135.000 - 145.100

Taking Lens:
Model 411: Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/60
Model 412: Zeiss Jena Tessar 2,8/60
Both with push-on filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/60mm
Shutter:
Compur, 1 - 1/300 sec., T & B.
Film: 4x4, Type 127.
Film Transportation: winding lever with red window for first exposure on back of camera, counter window for exposures 2-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 11.3x7.5x7.9cm.
Weight: 580 grams.
Aperture and shutter times engraved below and above taking lens.

Model 4RF 413 & 414 (pictured)
January 1933 - November 1934
Serials: 150.000 - 154.999


Taking Lens:
Model 413: Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/60
Model 414: Zeiss Jena Tessar 2,8/60
Both with push-on filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/60mm
Shutter:
Compur, 1 - 1/300 sec., T & B.
Film: 4x4, Type 127.
Film Transportation: winding lever with red window for first exposure on back of camera, counter window for exposures 2-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 10.7x7.0x7.5cm.
Weight: Model 413: 517 grams,
model 414: 558 grams.
Aperture and shutter times engraved left & right of taking lens. New window above the finder lens to view speed and aperture settings.

Model 4RF 420, 421, 422 & 423
December 1934 - May 1938
Serials: 155.000 - 523.000

Taking Lens:
Model 420 & 422: Zeiss Jena Tessar 3,5/60
Model 421 & 423: Zeiss Jena Tessar 2,8/60
Both with push-on filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/60mm
Shutter:
Models 420 & 421: Compur Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B. End sequence 1/100, 1/300, 1/500.
Models 422 & 423: Compur Rapid (like the 6X6 Rolleiflex Automat), 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B. End sequence 1/100, 1/200, 1/500.
Film: 4x4, Type 127.
Film Transportation: winding lever with red window for first exposure on back of camera, counter window for exposures 2-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 10.7x7.0x7.5cm.
Weight: Model 420 & 422: 567 grams, model 421 & 423: 583 grams.
New Compur Rapid shutter. Aperture and shutter times engraved left and right of  taking lens. Window above the finder lens to view speed and aperture settings. Models after 1935 have a slightly larger focusing knob.

Models from 1931-1934 have no exposure guide on the back, and none of all models can be modernized.

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Rolleiflex 4x4 Baby Rolleiflex "Sport" - Model 4RF 430

Highslide JS
June 1938 - February 1941
Serials: 622.000 - 733.000

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Jena Tessar 2,8/60
Bayonet 1
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/60mm
Shutter:
Compur Rapid, 1 - 1/500 sec., T & B.
Film: 4x4, Type 127 (A8).
Film Transportation: winding lever with red window for first exposure on back of camera, counter window for exposures 2-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 11.3x7.5x7.9cm.
Weight: 580 grams.
Reportedly, but not clearly documented by Rollei, about 1,000 more of this camera model have been built in war time from 1941 - 1943 with serial from 850.000.
This camera model could be used with a glass plate film adapter; but it can not be modernized.
10


Rolleiflex 2,8 A - Model K7A

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

Shutter:
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.
Dimensions
: 9.4x10.4x14.3cm.
Weight: 1,080 grams.
11


Rolleiflex 2,8 B - Model K7B

Highslide JS
This model was only exported into USA.
February 1952 - March 1953, 1,250 pieces
Serials
: 1.220.000 - 1.220.999 & 1.260.000 - 1.260.249, engraved above name plate.

Taking Lens
:
Zeiss Biometar 2,8/80mm, Carl Zeiss Jena, Bayonet III, coated
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet III. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.

 

Shutter:
Compur Rapid MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M-X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Equipped with 2-format back w. adjustable film pressure plate.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Misc.:
From # 1.230.000 suitable for tripod quick mount.
Dimensions
: 9.4x10.4x14.3cm.
Weight: 1,080 grams.
12


Rolleiflex 2,8 C - Model K7C

Highslide JS
December 1952 - June 1955, 30,150  pieces
Serials
:
1.260.250 - 1.285.999 &
1.292.000 - 1.292.999 &
1.400.000 - 1.475.405,
engraved above name plate.

Taking Lens
:
1952 - 1955: Xenotar 2,8/80mm, Schneider, also:
1954 - 1955: Planar 2,8/80mm Zeiss Oberkochen
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet III, Zeiss & Schneider. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Compur Rapid MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M-X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Equipped with 2-format back w. adjustable film pressure plate.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Misc.:
From # 1.267.000 suitable for tripod quick mount.
Dimensions
: 10.5x9.9x14.6cm.
Weight: 1,140 grams.
13


Rolleiflex 2,8 D - Model K7D

Highslide JS
August 1955 - September 1956, 20,100 pieces.
Serials
:
1.600.000 - 1.620.100,
engraved above name plate.
Taking Lens
:
Xenotar 2,8/80mm, Schneider, also:
Planar 2,8/80mm Zeiss Oberkochen
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet III, Zeiss & Schneider. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Compur Rapid MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M-X-sync. Time & aperture selector wheels with EV values. Self Timer. Release with security lock.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Equipped with 2-format back w. adjustable film pressure plate. Exposure guide with picture symbols on back.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Misc.:
From # 1.267.000 suitable for tripod quick mount.
Dimensions
: 10.5x9.9x14.6cm.
Weight: 1,140 grams.
14


Rolleicord I Model 1 "Art Deco Rollei"

Highslide JS
(pictured)
Equipped with diamond pattern metal covers
Model K3 - 510
November 1933 - March 1936, 32,508 pieces.
Serials
: 1.460.000 - 1.760.000, engraved in taking lens (internal factory serial inside camera ranged from 05001 - 37508).
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 4.5/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Non interchangeable focusing screen.  F&H emblem on hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
8.5x9.0x13.5cm
Weight:
850 grams

Rolleicord I Model 1 (not pictured). "Regular"
Covered with regular leather surfaces.
Model K3 - 510
November 1933 - March 1936, 5,000 pieces.
Serials
: 1.460.000 - 1.760.000, engraved in taking lens (internal factory serial inside camera ranged from 00001 - 05000).
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 4.5/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Non interchangeable focusing screen.  F&H emblem on hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
8.5x9.0x13.5cm
Weight:
850 grams
15


Rolleicord I Model 2 - Model K3 - 511

Highslide JS
December 1934 - August 1936, 25.519 pieces.
Serials
: 1.590.000 - 1.760.000, engraved in taking lens (internal factory serial inside camera ranged from 050001 - 075519).

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3.8/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Non interchangeable focusing screen.  F&H emblem on hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
8.5x9.0x13.5cm
Weight:
818 grams
16


Rolleicord Ia Model 1 - Model K3 - 520

Highslide JS
March 1936 - May 1937, 9,459 pieces.
Serials
: 1.760.000 - 1.947.000, engraved in taking lens (internal factory serial inside camera).

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 4,5/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter 28.5mm.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. No F&H emblem on hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
8.5x9.0x13.5cm
Weight:
811 grams
17


Rolleicord II Model 1 - Model K3

Highslide JS
March 1936 - August 1937, 30,542 pieces.
Serials
: 1.758.000 - 1.973.999, engraved in taking lens (additional factory # inside body).

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, screw mount filter.
Finder lens: Anastigmat 3,2/75mm, screw mount filter.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. F&H emblem in hood.

 

Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.1x9.4x13.8cm
Weight:
793 grams
18


Rolleicord Ia Model 2 - Model K3 - 530

Highslide JS
May 1937 - January 1938, 10,200 pieces.
Serials
: 1.944.911 - 2.183.000, engraved in taking lens (internal factory serial inside camera).
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 4,5/75mm, screw mount filter.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. No F&H emblem on hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
8.5x9.0x13.5cm
Weight:
738 grams
19


Rolleicord IIa or  Model 2 - Model K3

Highslide JS
June 1937 - January 1938, 14,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.967.410 - 2.124.000, engraved in taking lens (additional factory # inside body).
Taking Lens:
Triotar 3,5/75mm, filter Bayonet 1.
Finder lens: Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, screw mount filter.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. Parallax control. No F&H emblem in hood.
Shutter:
Compur Rapid X, 1 - 1/300 sec., T & B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.1x9.4x13.8cm
Weight:
782 grams
20


Rolleicord IIb or Model 3 - Model K3 - 541

Highslide JS
February 1938 - January 1939, 16,000 pieces.
Serials
: 613.000 - 859.000 engraved under Rolleicord name plate.
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, bayonet I.
Finder lens: Anastigmat 3,2/75mm
Non interchangeable focusing screen. F&H emblem in hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.1x9.4x13.8cm
Weight:
814 grams
Rolleicord IIb Model 3 for Philips
Model K3 - 543

From June 1939 unknown # of pieces.
Serials
: 859.000 - 1.135.999 engraved under Rolleicord name plate.
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, bayonet I.
Finder lens: Anastigmat 3,2/75mm
Non interchangeable focusing screen. F&H emblem in hood. Bayonet I.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 35mm
Measurements:
9.1x9.4x13.8cm
Weight:
797 grams
21


Rolleicord Ia Model 3 - Model K3 - 531

Highslide JS
February 1938 - October 1947, 12,150 pieces.
Serials
: 611.000 - 1.042.100, engraved under Rolleicord name plate.

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 4,5/75mm, screw mount filter.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 4/75mm, screw mount filter.
Non interchangeable focusing screen.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.3x9.5x13.5cm
Weight:
730 grams
Rolleicord Ia Model 3 - 'Police' (different lenses)
Model K3 - 541
From January 1939, 500 pieces.
Serials
: 611.000 - 1.042.100, engraved under Rolleicord name plate.

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, screw mount filter.
Finder lens: Heidosmat Anastigmat 3,2/75mm, screw mount filter.
Non interchangeable focusing screen.

Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.3x9.5x13.5cm
Weight:
745 grams
22


Rolleicord IIc Model 4 (pictured) - Model K3 - 542

Highslide JS
February 1939 - October 1949, 16,000 pieces.
Serials
: 859.000 - 1.095.425* engraved under Rolleicord name plate.

Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, bayonet I.
Finder lens: Anastigmat 3,2/75mm, bayonet I.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. F&H emblem in hood.
Shutter:
Compur C00, 1 - 1/300 sec., T&B.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.3x9.6x13.8cm
Weight:
878 grams

Rolleicord IIe Model 6 (X-sync, coated lenses)
Model K3 - 542
November1949 - September 1950,
8,500 pieces w. Zeiss Triotar,
5,400 pieces w. Xenar 3.5.
Serials
: 1.102.000 - 1.135.999* engraved under Rolleicord name plate.
Taking Lens:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, bayonet I,
Schneider Xenar 3.5/75mm, both with coating.
Finder lens:
Triotar models:
Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, bayonet I,
Xenar models:
Schneider Xenar 3.2/75mm
Shutter:
Compur Rapid C00, 1 - 1/500 sec., T&B,  X sync.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.3x9.7x14.0cm
Weight:
815 grams

 

*Note that at the time, Rollei used the same number range for both cameras and filters. Hence, the serial number for only 16,000 cameras made is spread across the total range.

Rolleicord IId Model 5 (faster shutter)
Model K3 - 542
January 1947 - October 1950,
9,000 pieces w. Zeiss Triotar,
200 pieces w. Schneider Xenar 4.5,
2,800 pieces w. Xenar 3.5.
Serials
: 1.102.000 - 1.135.999* engraved under Rolleicord name plate.

Taking Lens:
Until December 1947:
Zeiss Triotar 3,5/75mm, bayonet I,
December 1947 - June 1949:
Schneider Xenar 4.5/75mm, bayonet I,
July 1949 - October 1950:
Schneider Xenar 3.5/75mm
Finder lens:
Until December 1947:
Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, bayonet I,
December 1947 - June 1949:
Schneider Xenar 3.5/75mm, bayonet I,
July 1949 - October 1950:
Schneider Xenar 3.2/75mm
Shutter:
Compur Rapid C00, 1 - 1/500 sec., T&B. Could be upgraded w. X sync.
Film: 6x6 (120), 35mm adapter Rolleikin I, sheet film adapter.
Measurements:
9.3x9.7x14.0cm
Weight:
815 grams

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Rolleicord III - Model K3B

Highslide JS
November 1950 - July 1953, 87,000 pieces.
Serials
: 1.137.000 - 1.199.999 & 1.300.000 - 1.344.050, engraved under Rolleicord name plate

Taking Lens:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 1
Finder lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, Bayonet 1.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Compur Rapid X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., no double exposure protection.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6. 35mm adapter Rolleikin 1 and plate film adapter.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Dimensions
: 9.7x9.9x14.2cm.
Weight: 830 grams.
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Rolleicord IV - Model K3D

Highslide JS
August 1953 - September 1954, 46,500 pieces
Serials
: 1.344.051 - 1.390.999, engraved under Rolleicord name plate

Taking Lens:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 1
Finder lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, Bayonet 1.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6. 35mm adapter Rolleikin 1 and plate film adapter.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Dimensions
: 9.7x9.9x14.2cm.
Weight: 830 grams.
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Rolleicord V - Model K3C

Highslide JS
October 1954 - March 1957, 84,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.500.000 - 1.583.999, engraved under Rolleicord name plate

Taking Lens:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 1
Finder lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, Bayonet 1.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6. 35mm adapter Rolleikin 1 and plate film adapter.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Dimensions
: 9.7x9.9x14.2cm.
Weight: 830 grams.
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Rolleiflex 3,5 C - The first model with built-in metering
Model K4C - Planar

Highslide JS
October 1956 - February 1959,
26,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.740.000 - 1.787.999, engraved above name plate.

Taking Lens:
Planar 2,8/80mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
Bayonet 2
Model K4C Xenotar
April 1957 - February 1959,
17,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.850.000 - 1.898.999, engraved above name plate.
Taking Lens
:
Xenotar 2,8/80mm, Schneider, Bayonet 2

Both models:
Finder lens
:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet 3. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6. 35mm adapter Rolleikin 1 and plate film adapter.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.

Model with Planar came with built-in meter, model with Xenotar came either with or without meter.
Dimensions
: 11.1x19.6x14.6cm.
Weight: 1,120 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2,8 E - Model K7E - The first model with built-in metering

Highslide JS
October 1956 - September 1959,
44,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.621.000 - 1.665.999, engraved above name plate.

Taking Lens
:
Planar 2,8/80mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
and Xenotar 2,8/80mm, Schneider,
both Bayonet 3
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet 3. Interchangeable finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 11.1x10.5x14.6cm.
Weight: 1,255 grams.
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Rolleicord Va - Model K3E Type 1

Highslide JS
April 1957 - February 1958, 23,000 pieces
Serials
: 1.584.000 - 1.599.999 & 1.900.000 - 1.906.999
Model K3E Type 2
March 1958 - January 1961, 37,000 pieces,
Serials
: 1.907.000 -1.941.999 & Va1.942.000 - Va1.943.999
Both models:
Taking Lens
:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 1
Finder lens: Schneider Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, Bayonet 1.
Non interchangeable focusing screen. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6. Model 2 came with interchangeable counter for 12 or 24 exposures (optional).
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Dimensions
: 10.0x9.9x14.2cm.
Weight: 875 grams.
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Rolleiflex 4x4 Gray Baby Rolleiflex - Model K5 & K5 Black

Highslide JS
September 1957 - April 1963, 62.250 pieces in gray (pictured)
May 1963 - March 1968, 4,930 pieces black
Serials: 2.000.001 - 2.063.999 (gray),
2.064.000 - 2.064.999 (gray & black),
2.065.000 - 2.069.120 (black only).
Taking Lens:
Schneider Xenar 3,5/60mm
Bayonet 1
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 2,8/60mm, Bayonet 1
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 4x4, Type 127 (A8).
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter window for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Dimensions
: 12.3x8.9x8.1cm.
Weight: 700 grams.

The gray model has gray leather and lacquer. This camera model could be used with a glass plate film adapter; but it can not be modernized.
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Rolleiflex T, Models 1 -3

Highslide JS
1. Model K8 T1
October 1958 - June 1961, 56,000 pieces with gray leather
Serials
: T2.100.00 - T2.155.999
1A. Model K8 T24*
June 1961, only 250 pieces, gray
Serials: T2.156.000 - T2.156.249
3. Model K8 T2
July 1961 - July 1966, 43.000 pieces, black leather
Serials: T2.157.000 - T2.199.999
4. Model K8 T3**
July 1966 - August 1976, 28,000 pieces, black leather
Serials: T2.200.000 - T2.320.449

Taking Lens:
Tessar 3,5/75mm, for eastern Europe: Opton Te 3,4/75mm, both by Zeiss Oberkochen, Bayonet 1
Finder lens:
Zeiss Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 1

Shutter**:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, also (from # 2.151.000 only) 16 exp. 4.5x6 or 4x4 and  35mm adapter Rolleikin 2. Special order: taking 220 film for 12 or 24 exposures.
Film Transportation: winding lever, film marker in film chamber, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Can come with or without built on  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.7x17.8cm.
Weight: 1,020 grams.

Can not be used with Rolleimarin.

*Model K8 T24: Special order, only prepared for exposure metering, 12 or 24 exposures 6x6.
**Model K8 T3: Synchro Compur VX shutter 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.

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Rolleiflex 3.5 F Model 1 - Model K4E

Highslide JS
December 1958 - February 1960, 20,000 pieces
Serials
: 2.200.000 - 2.204.999 (above Rolleiflex plate)
3.5F-2.205.000 - 3.5F-2.219.999 (engraved with model designation)
Taking Lens
:
Planar 3,5/75mm Carl Zeiss Oberkochen
Xenotar 3.5/75mm, Schneider Kreuznach, both Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 2
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M + X-sync., self timer.
Film: B 2-8 for 12 6x6, and  35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Can come with or without built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.8x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.

Can not be used with Rolleimarin.

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Rolleiflex 3.5 F Model 2 - Model K4E

Highslide JS
February 1960 - November 1960, 11,500 pieces
Serials
: 3.5F-2.230.00 - 3.5F-2.241.499
(reserved range up to 2.249.999)
Taking Lens
:
Tessar 3,5/75mm Carl Zeiss Oberkochen
Xenotar 3.5/75mm, Schneider Kreuznach, both Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 2
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M + X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 or 24 exp. 6x6, and  35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Can come with or without built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.8x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.

Can not be used with Rolleimarin.

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Rolleiflex 3.5 F Model 3 & 3-I - Model K4F

Highslide JS
November 1960 - December 1964, 50,000 pieces
Serials
: 3.5F-2.250.00 - 3.5F-2.299.546
Taking Le

ns:
Tessar 3,5/75mm, Opton PI 3.5/75mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen, Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 2
Model K4F1
January 1965 - December 1976, 71,000 pieces
Serials
1965: 3.5F-2.299.547 - 3.5F-2.814.999, from 1966: 3.5F-2.815.000 - 3.5F-2.857.149
Taking Lens:
Xenotar 3.5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 2

 
Both models:
Shutter
:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, M + X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 or 24 exp. 6x6, and  35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Can come with or without built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.8x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.

Changes during production:
Nov. 1965 # 2.299.547+: takes both 120 and 220 film
Flat glass provision 1956-1966 only, from
Nov. 1966 # 2.815.000+: no longer prepared for flat glass film plate
July 1971 # 2.845.000+: Flat film pressure plate, and blank front panel where factory name is shown under taking lens.

Can not be used with Rolleimarin.

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Rolleiflex 3.5 E2 - Model K4C2

Highslide JS
Similar to 3.5F, but without built in metering. Sold in UK & USA only.
December 1959 - April 1960, 2,010 pieces
Serials
: E2-1.870.000 - E2-1.872.010 (first engraved above Rolleiflex name plate, later under taking lens).

Rolleiflex 3.5 E3
Model K4C3

Similar to 3.5F, but without built in metering. Sold in UK & USA only.
June 1960 - May 1962, 2,000 pieces
Serials
: E2-2.480.000 - E2-2.481.999 (engraved under taking lens).
Both Models:
Taking Lens
:
Planar 3,5/75mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
Xenotar 3,5/75mm, Schneider,
both Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/75mm, Bayonet 2
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Prepared for built in  exposure metering. Can not be used with Rolleimarin.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.8x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,120 grams.
35


Rolleiflex 2,8 E2 - Model K7E2

Highslide JS
Successor to model 2,8E & parallel to model 2,8F with optional metering
August 1959 - June 1960, 7,000 pieces
Serials
: E2-2.350.000 - E2-2.356.999, engraved under taking lens.
Rolleiflex 2,8 E3
Model K7E3

Parallel to model 2,8F with optional metering. Special order model for German & US market.
March 1962 - January 1965, 2,025 pieces
Serials
: E3-2.360.000 - E2-2.362.024, engraved above Rolleiflex label.
Both models:
Taking Lens
:
Planar 3,5/80mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
(for eastern Europe OPTON PI 2,8/80)
Xenotar 3,5/80mm, Schneider,
both Bayonet 3
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet 3. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Prepared for built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x10.5x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,250 grams.
36


Tele Rolleiflex 4/135 - Model K7S

Highslide JS
Derived from model series "E".
September 1959 - Mid 1975,
total of 8,490 pieces
Serials
:
S-2.300.000 - S-2.306.419: 6,420 pieces
(Sept. 1959 - Mid 1965, with flat glass provision but only 12 frame counter).
S-2.306.420 - S-2.306.871: 452 pieces
(Mid 1965 - Mid 1966, with flat glass provision and 12/24 frame counter)
S-2.306.872 - S-2.308.489: 1618 pieces
(Mid 1966 - Mid 1975, without flat glass provision and 12/24 frame counter)
Taking Lens
:
Sonnar 4/135mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen, Bayonet 3
Finder lens:
Zeiss Heidosmat 4/135mm, Bayonet 3. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 (from # 2.306.872 also 24) exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Prepared for or with built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 10.1x14.1x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,535 grams.
37


Rolleiflex 2.8 F - Model K7F

Highslide JS
June 1960 - October 1981,
total of 82,800 pieces
Serials
:
2,8F-2.400.000 - 2,8F-2.442.133

Model K7F, June 1960 - December 1965, with Planar lens, flat glass provision (1965-1966 only) but only 12 frame counter.
2,8F-2.442.134 - 2.8F-2.454.999
Model K7F2, January 1966 - December 1966, with Planar lens, flat glass provision and 12/24 frame counter.
2,8F-2.455.000 - 2.8F-2.479.999
Model K7F3, January 1967 - January 1973, with Planar lens, without flat glass provision and 12/24 frame counter.
2,8F-2.950 - 2,8F-2.984.999
Model K7F4, January 1973 - October 1981, with Xenotar lens, without flat glass provision and 12/24 frame counter.
Additional Serial # exist: 2.8F-2.7xx.xxx
Taking Lens:
Planar 2,8/80mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
Xenotar 2,8/80mm, Schneider (from 1973), both Bayonet 3
Finder lens:
Zeiss Heidosmat 2,8/80mm, Bayonet 3. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 (from # 2.442.134 also 24) exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Prepared for or with built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x10.5x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.
38


Rollei Magic model 1 - Model K9
Highslide JS Based on the Rolleicord series, this was a simpler Rolleiflex with automated exposure.
October 1960 - March 1962: 25,000 pieces
Serials
: 2.500.000 - 2.524.999 (some report 2.534.999 or 2.547.397, engraved under front panel.
Taking Lens:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider,
Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 3,5/75mm (actually same as taking lens), Bayonet 2. Interchangeable focusing screen. No parallax control.
Shutter:
Prontomat S, Automatic exposure range from 1/30 - 1/300 sec., manual B, X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6 or 16 exp. 4.5x6
Film Transportation: winding lever, film marker in film chamber, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Automatic exposure program.
Dimensions
: 8.8x10.6x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,000 grams.
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Wide Rolleiflex 4/55 - Model K7W

Highslide JS
Derived from model series "E".
April 1961 - End 1967,
total of 3,906 pieces
Serials
:
W-2.490.000 - W-2.493.501: 3502 pieces (April 1961 - Mid 1965, with 12 frame counter).
W-2.493.502 - W-2.493.905: 404 pieces
(Mid 1965 - End 1967, with 12/24 frame counter).
Taking Lens
:
Distagon 4/55mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen, Bayonet 4
Finder lens:
Zeiss Heidosmat 4/55mm, Bayonet 4. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 (from # 2.306.872 also 24) exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Prepared for or with built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 12.8x11.3x15.2cm.
Weight: 1,355 grams.
40


Rolleiflex 3,5 E2 Model II - Model K4C3

Highslide JS
Successor to Rolleiflex 3,5 E2
June 1961 - May 1962, 2,000 pieces
Serials
: E2-2.480.000 - E2-2.481.999, engraved under taking lens.

Rolleiflex 2,8 E3
Model K4G

July 1961 - January 1965, 5,035 pieces, with 6 element taking lenses.
Serials
: E3-2.380.000 - E2-2.385.034, engraved above Rolleiflex label.


Both models:
Taking Lens
:
Planar 3,5/75mm, Carl Zeiss Oberkochen,
(for eastern Europe OPTON PI 3.5/75)
Xenotar 3,5/75mm, Schneider,
both Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Zeiss or Schneider Heidosmat 2.8/75mm, Bayonet 2. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MX, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6, and 35mm adapter Rolleikin.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Prepared for built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x9.8x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,120 grams.
41


Rollei Magic II - Model K9
Highslide JS Choice of with automated or manual exposure & faster shutter.
March 1962 - September 1968: 12,600 pieces
Serials
: 2.535.000 - 2.547.600, engraved under front panel.
Taking Lens:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider,
Bayonet 2
Finder lens:
Heidosmat 3,5/75mm (actually same as taking lens), Bayonet 2. Interchangeable focusing screen. No parallax control.
Shutter:
Prontomat S, Automatic exposure range from 1/30 - 1/500 sec., manual B, X-sync. Manual from EPV 8.5 -18.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6 or 16 exp. 4.5x6
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Automatic exposure program with filter exposure correction settings.
Dimensions
: 8.8x10.6x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,000 grams.
42


Rolleicord Vb - Model K3Vb
Highslide JS Type 1
April 1962 - Mid 1966, 44,500 pieces
Serials
: Vb-2.600.000 - Vb-2.645.999

Type 2
Mid 1966 - January 1977, 30.500 pieces,
Serials
: Vb-2.647.000 - Vb-2.677.534 (some report up to Vb-2.677.498). From 2.666.000 redesigned front plate.

Both models:
Taking Lens
:
Xenar 3,5/75mm, Schneider, Bayonet 1
Finder lens:
Schneider Heidosmat 3,2/75mm, Bayonet 1. Interchangeable focusing screen & finder loupe. Parallax control.
Shutter:
Model Type 1: Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync.
Model Type 2: Synchro Compur XV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Dimensions
: 10.0x9.9x14.2cm.
Weight: 940 grams.

This model was also delivered customized to order with gray leather:

Between 1962 and 1977:
For Philips Oscillograph with 16 & 24 exp. counter, for German Police authorities with 12 exp. counter:
Vb-2.610.000 - Vb-2.610.999,
Vb-2.611.xxx, Vb-2.641.xxx,
Vb-2.642.xxx

Model shown: Type 2 with 1966-1971 front plate (large typeface ROLLEI-WERKE under taking lens. From June 1971, this was changed to a smaller typeface "Rollei Werke Franke & Heidecke".

Model Type 1 had on front plate engraved: "Franke & Heidecke Braunschweig".

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Rolleiflex 2.8F Aurum - Model K7F Aurum

Highslide JS
Special Edition gold plated with brown African Lizard surfaces. Comes in dark wood box with red lining.
Serials:
1982: prototype 1 piece 7.570.001
1983: 1,500 pieces 8.300.001 - 8.301.500

Taking lens:
Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer
Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x10.5x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2.8F Edition 1984 Platinum - Model K7FP (1984) / K7FPA (1989)

Highslide JS
Special Edition Platinum plated with black African Lizard surfaces. Comes in dark wood box with red lining.
Serials:
1984: 2.8F-2.985.001 - 2.8F-2.985.500
1989: 2.8F-2.986.500-2.8F-2.986.599
Taking lens: Carl Zeiss Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter: Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x10.5x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 1 - Model K7GX

Highslide JS
August 1987 - March 1994, 10,200 pieces.
Serials: 2.985.501 - later coded
Taking lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.

Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter.

Dimensions: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,235 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 1, Edition 1989 - 1991

Highslide JS
Serials: 4.016.xxx - n/a for cameras made in 1989
1990 and later: 5.010.000 - 5.017.999, total of 1500 pieces
Gold plated name plate, metallic gray painted, Napa alligator print leather.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX -
Helmut Newton
1994 Serials: coded
Gray leather, Helmut Newton signature on back panel.
Both cameras technically identical to 2.8 GX:
Taking lens: Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur MXV, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in  exposure metering.
Dimensions
: 11.2x10.5x14.8cm.
Weight: 1,220 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 1 - "Expression"

Highslide JS
Special Edition celebrating 65 Years Rolleiflex TLR cameras.
Model K7GX

March 1994 - January 1995, 500 pieces.
Cat. No. 79981
Serials: coded, on top of Rollei label.

Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,235 grams.
  • Plaque on camera back –
    “Expression 94”
  • Suede leather-like surfaces
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 1 - "Gold Expression"

Highslide JS
Special Edition celebrating 65 Years Rolleiflex TLR cameras. Gold plated with brown suede leather-like surfaces.
Serials:
Individual numbering 01/33 - 33/33, only 33 pieces made in 1994.

Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,275 grams.

The background of the Rolleiflex name plate is brown, to match the leather surfaces. All visible metal parts are 24k gold plated.

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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX 80 Model 1 - "Japan Edition"
Highslide JS Special Edition for the Japanese market. The only Rollei 2.8 2.8 GX Model 1 with a Seiko shutter (which became standard later on Model 2). Blue hand finished Japanese Urushi lacquer.
Serials:
Individual numbering on gold plated plaque on right camera side, from 001/130 to 130/130, only 130 pieces made.
Taking lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Seiko Nr. 0 X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX 80 Model 2 - "Expression"

Highslide JS
Mid 1995 - End 1996, 1000 pieces.
Redesigned focusing knob and a new Copal shutter.
Serials:
Coded, above Rolleiflex plate.

Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Copal Nr. 0 X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation
: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,235 grams.
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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 2 - "75 Years Rollei"

Highslide JS
Special Edition celebrating 75 Years Rollei. Gold plated Rolleiflex plate and shutter release / flash contact. Brown Lizard print leather surfaces.
Serials:
Individual numbering 01/01 - 12/75, 900 pieces made in 1995, 75 each month. Example: the first one in January being 01/01, the last one 01/75.

Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer. (Note: most other GX Models 2 have a Japanese Copal or Seiko shutter!)
Film: 120 for 12 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,275 grams.

Comes with a dedicated book "The History of the Twin Lens Rolleiflex" in a wood presentation box and included a set of Rolleinar II and III close up lens attachments and certificate.

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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 2 - "Club Jersey"

Highslide JS
Year 1996, 100 pieces
Special order by Mr. Ian Parker for the UK RolleiClub Jersey.
Cat. No. 80 808
Serials: either the name of the owner, or a special combination of letters and numbers on top of Rollei label.
Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,235 grams.
  • Plaque on camera back –
    “Jersey - Ian Parker”
  • Solid gold Rollei logo on hood
  • individually numbered
  • Burgundy red Lizard print leather
  • CE engraved in bottom tripod plate

 

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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 1 - "Royal"

Highslide JS
Special Edition mostly gold plated with brown African Lizard surfaces & hand finished Japanese Urushi high gloss lacquer in Royal Blue.
1996 - 2000, only 200 pieces each year.
Serials:
Special range from 10001 - 101000

Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Seiko # 0, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exposures exp. 6x6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12. Blank film pressure plate.
Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,275 grams.

Comes in wood presentation box.

This camera was presented parallel to a "Royal" version of the famous
Rollei 35.

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Rolleiflex 2.8 GX Model 2

Highslide JS
Year 2000
The legendary twin-lens reflex camera commemorating the 80th anniversary of Rollei.
Cat. No. 80 808
Serials:
coded
Taking lens:
Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80, bayonet 3.
Viewing lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80, bayonet 3
Shutter:
Synchro Compur X, 1 - 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6x6
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop on first exposure, exposure counter for exposures 1-12.
Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter.
Dimensions
: 10.9x10.8x14.7cm.
Weight: 1,275 grams.
  • Plaque on camera back – “80 Years”
  • Focusing knob with anniversary imprint
  • Certificate of authenticity of special edition
  • Anniversary brochure with highlights of 80 years of Rollei history
  • Special edition available from April of anniversary year
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>www.rolleiclub.com - Rollei - Rolleiflex cameras, technical details

Rolleiflex 2.8 FX

Camera type Twin-lens reflex camera with TTL metering and TTL auto flash control.

Frame size 6x6 cm.

Film-speed setting on camera from ISO 25/150 to ISO 6400/390.

Exposure metering Center-weighted average metering by two silicon photo diodes. Five-LED display in viewfinder.

Metering range
EV 3 - 18/3.2 - 100000 asb/ 1 - 33000 cd/m at ISO 100121', with 80 mm f/2.8 lens.

Lens
80 mm Planar f/2.8 HFT, diagonal cover­age 53°, size III filter bayonet, focusing from infinity to 1 m.

Shutter
Leaf shutter (1 to 1/500 s and B), X-syn­chronized. Aperture and shutter speed cross-coupled with exposure meter.

Viewfinder system
Heidosmat 80 mm f/2.8 viewfinder lens. Standard folding hood. Parallax compen­sation for focus distance. Interchangeable for 45° or 90° prism finder. Four inter­changeable viewing screens.

Flash synchronization
1/500 s to 1 s and B. Hot accessory shoe with contacts for TTL autoflash control in conjunction with dedicated flash units and dedicated adapter. X sync terminal for plug.

Autoflash control
TTL flash metering via additional silicon photo diode.

Film advance
By shutter-setting crank. Automatic stop at frame 1.

Double-exposure lock with override. Frame counter from 1 to 12, automati­cally resetting when film is changed.

Sockets
Cable-release socket. 1/4" tripod socket.

Dimensions (mm / h x w x d ) 147 x 109 x 108.

Weight Approx. 1275 g.

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