Pentona II camera

Made:
1965 in Germany
maker:
VEB Pentacon Dresden

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Pentona II camera This is a low-priced basic specification 35mm viewfinder camera, made in East Germany
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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Pentona II camera. 35mm camera 24x36mm; Meyer-Optick Trioplan lens F:45mm f/3.5; 2 blade shutter 1/30-1/125; direct vision optical finder; accessory shoe; coaxial flash socket.

Pentona II camera made by VEB Pentacon in Germany, 1965.

This is a low-priced basic specification 35mm viewfinder camera, made in Dresden, Germany. It is fitted with a Meyer Optik f3.5 45mm lens. Two models of the Pentona were produced, this second version featuring a bigger viewfinder and a film advance lever.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/5097
type:
35mm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • miniature camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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