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Photo equipment from the 1950s
Lens: Pentax 18-55mm @ 33mm Camera: K200D Photo Location: Arizona ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F4 
Posted By: PALADIN85020, 09-07-2010, 11:40 AM

Just to remember how things have changed in 60 years. This is a pic of my father's prized Leica IIIF camera. A 50 mm lens is mounted, and it's shown with a 135mm and a 35 mm lens. This was state of the art back then. Note the parallax-correcting auxiliary viewfinder.


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Very cool, It looks like it's in great shape. would be tempting to try a roll or two.
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Very cool, It looks like it's in great shape. would be tempting to try a roll or two.
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gotta tell ya i LOVE this vintage photographic tool kit..... the quality of workmanship is superb.... they look like works of art as well...... thanks for sharing..... dave m

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