Voigtlander Bessa RF 6x9 (120 film) coupled rangefinder f/3.5 105mm Skopar lens For Sale
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Voigtlander Bessa RF 6x9 (120 film) coupled rangefinder f/3.5 105mm Skopar lens:
See photos. Clean. Functional. This is a Voigtlander Bessa RF (Rangefinder), also known as a Voigtlander Bessa E Messer with coupled rangefinder. It uses easily obtained 120 (medium format) film - 6x9 cm (2.25 x 3.25 inch) images.
NOTE: some listings incorrectly label a Bessa non-rangefinder as a Bessa RF while another labels a Bessa RF as a Bessa II. This item is aBessa RF. Serial number located on back inside suggests this camera was produced in 1936 - the first year of this model.
Shutter - Compur-Rapid: all speeds work T, B, 1-400. Lens - Good condition Skopar lens 105mm f/3.5 - no scratches, haze, fungus or separation. PC flash connection.Bellows - light tight leather. Viewfinder - clear. Coupled rangefinder - works fine, needs cleaning. Body - no dings; leatherette nice, un-torn. Tripod mounts - 2 - on camera base and bellows door. Tripod adapter - Includes a 1/4 x 20 adapter to conform the typical European 3/8 x 11 tripod mount to recent standard. A metal 120 take-up spool is included.
This is an 82 year old historic Voitlander camera. It's not a "shelf angel" but a working and useful camera. It boasts the largest medium format image short of a panoramic, is light enough and small enough to fit in a jacket pocket and "go anywhere" and is substantial enough to last another lifetime.
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