Balda Frontbox model 4

Submitted by Rysio on Fri, 12/11/2020 - 14:37

The manufacturer Balda-Werk / Dresden produced  box  type cameras since 1930. Produced a total of 4 versions with different  the front panel. Model of the collection, shown in the picture was produced from 1938.
This is a camera on film type 120 with frame  6x9. A simple rotary shutter type with setting  one constant time and B.
It is equipped with lens Periskop1:11 (doublet) with a fix focus. There is no flash lamp socket. As additional equipment was produced yellow-green filter applied to the lens.
 Only model 4 was equipped with the Periskop lens, the other models were simpler Meniskuslinse type lenses. The Box Balda cameras had an interesting solution. Placed inside the housing was the special key to the film advance.
Data of my collection
The camera I got from Maciek's, it is mechanically sound, veneer of damage, no s / n. Require cleaning and maintenance of body.
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Balda Frontbox model 4
Balda Frontbox model 4
Balda Frontbox model 4
Balda Frontbox model 4
Balda Frontbox model 4
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