Rolleiflex 3.5 F model 3 TLR camera with leather case and Accessories

£1,800.00

Rolleiflex 3.5 F model 3 TLR camera with leather case and Accessories

The Rolleiflex 3.5 F TLR camera, with integrated light meter, is thought to be one of the best cameras produced. This excellent example was made in 1965-66 and comes with a leather case and several accessories.

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The Rolleiflex 3.5 F TLR camera, with integrated light meter, is thought to be one of the best cameras produced. This excellent example was made in 1965-66 and comes with a leather case and several accessories.

This Rollieflex 3.5F model 3 is in mint condition and has been well kept and no fungus present. It includes a built in light meter and compatible with the Rollieflex Prism Viewfinder. This camera comes with the leather case and several accessories. 

These include; Medium yellow lens filter, green lens filter, orange lens filter, UV filter, lens hood, 10 panoramic tripod.

This exact Rolliflex 3.5F model 3 was owned by a west end theatre to take pictures of the cast. This is where the 10 point panoramic tripod was used which indexes the camera to enable up to 10 pictures which can be stitched together.

This Rolleiflex 3.5F, case and accessories are in mint condition and an amazing example of 1960s photography.

The Rolleiflex camera was made by German company Franke & Heidecke between 1933 and 1976. The 3.5 F was produced in 1965 and 1966. They are a twin lens reflex (TLR) camera and this can be seen in the position of the controls as they are meant to be seen from above. This is where there are 2 lenses on the front one above the other. The top one is for the viewfinder and the lower contains the shutter and the operator looks down at the camera operating it at waist height. 

There are several ways to use the Rolleiflex 3.5 F. You can hold it at waist height looking down into the viewfinder. Pull the top up to see the view finder, it is laterally uncorrected meaning when you turn the camera left the picture goes right. When the top is open, you can engage the magnifier to make sure your focus is razor sharp. With the top open if you push the front you have a reference viewfinder, and by holding up to your eye, you can roughly frame the picture, below this is the view finding that uses the mirror you have just moved. This allows you to use the camera at eye level.

Dimensions: 11cm width x 11.5cm length x 15.5cm height. Weight 1.5kg

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Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 11.5 × 11 × 15.5 cm

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