Start B

Submitted by Rysio on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 11:37
English

"Start", series of TLR cameras was made by WZFO (Warszawskie Zakłady Fotooptyczne) in several versions
• START in the years 1954-1960
• START II in the years 1960-1965
• START B in the years 1960-1967
•  START 66 in the years 1967 to 1970
•  START 66S in the years 1970 to 1980
This was the first produced after World War II in Poland camera (The twin-lens reflex) type Rolleicord. It was unfortunately a lot simpler than produced in Czechoslovakia Flexaret camera.
Specifications

  • film type 120  6x6
  • upper lens Emitar 3.5 / 75 (triplet)
  • main lens  Emitar 3.5 / 75 (triplet)
  • aperture from 3.5 to 22
  • the central shutter: B, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250
  • X-flash socket
  • shift knob film with  the observation counter on the back of the camera and without connection with the shutter (allow execution of multiple exposures on the same frame)
  • magnifier to the focusing screen
  • minimum distance: 1 meter
  • additional frame viewfinder

The camera from my collection

  • Start B   the body without the s / n
  • main lens Euktar  75/3, 5 s / n 02 016 and
  • upper lens Euktar 75/3, 5 s / n 00 558

The camera was  acquired for PLN 138.50 in good condition.
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