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Camera - Rolleiflex, Germany, Object Reg. No: HT 22146

Summary:
Rolleiflex camera used by Norman Wodetzki in his photographic business from the 1960s onwards in Melbourne. He used this camera mainly for wedding and event work.
Description:
Black and silver metal camera with pistol grip handle attached to bottom of camera. It has a Carl Zeiss lens and a Heidosmat lens, and has a Toshiba 36 degree 1A Skylite filter lens fitted. Brown leather adjustable strap with silver metal buckle is attched to body of camera.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Norman Wodetzki, 2008
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 140 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: photographic equipment, photography, working life, rollei-hellblau
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: PHOTOGRAPHY
Secondary Classification: Image Making Equipment
Tertiary Classification: camera accessories
Inscriptions: CAMERA
Top of camera: "Rollei / F & H"
Front of camera: "Rolleiflex"
Left side, on main dial, left column: "ft, [symbol for infinity] t60, 30, 20, 15, 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 1/2, 3"
Left side, on main dial, right column: "m 20, 10, 6, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.7, 1.5, 1.3, 1.2, 1.1, 1, 0.9"
Left side, small dial" "ASA 400 [on movable dial] / 27 [on movable dial] DIN"
On back of camera, there is a table of exposure times.

LENS
On lens base: "FRANKE & HEIDECKE"
On rubber rim: "Rollei II GERMANY"

LENS
"Carl Zeiss Nr4920498 Planar 1:3.5 f=75mm"

FILTER LENS
"Toshiba 36 [symbol for degrees] SKYLITE (1A) C. JAPAN"

TOP LENS
"Heidosmat 1:2.8 / 75 4770052"

PISTOL GRIP
"Rollei / F & H"
Model Name/Number: Rollei II
Manufacturer: Rollei, Germany
User: Mr Norman Wodetzki, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1975-2007

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