Welta Perfekta camera

Made:
1934 in Dresden
maker:
Welta

Welta Perfekta camera in ever ready case. A folding twin lens reflex camera for 120 rollfilm, fitted with Tessar f3.8, 7.5cm taking lens No 1452054, a Weltaskop f3.8, 7.5cm viewing lens No 676228 and a Compur shutter. This camera's unusual design with its collapsing lazy-tongs construction meant that it was very compact when closed. The reflex mirror folded flat when the camera was closed.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4356
Materials:
glass, leatherette, metal (unknown)
type:
folding camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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