Kardon 35mm rangefinder film camera. Manufactured by the Premier Instrument Company in NYC. 47mm f/2 Kodak Ektar lens. Rare collectible 35mm rangefinder camera produced for civilian use. Uses Leica screw mount M39 lenses. Camera has silver finish with black leatherette in good condition. Shutter speed range from 1/1000 to 1 sec. This civilian model of the Kardon is a copy of the Leica IIIa camera. No film loading guide on the inside of the bottom plate. Camera body is in Ex++ or 9 of 10 cosmetic condition. No dings or dents. Top cover in very clean condition with almost no use. Bottom cover does show some signs of use. Excellent cosmetic condition for it’s age. Comes with brown leather Kardon camera case. Kodak Ektar 47mm f/ 2 Civilian normal lens. In Leica M39x1 tread mount. Chrome trim ring on rear of lens barrel. Aperture range for f/ 2 to f/ 16. Close focus down to 3.5′ or 1 meter. Lens is in Ex+ or 9 of 10 cosmetic condition. Nice clean lens coating with no big marks or scratches. Some small dust particles inside that can be seen with a flashlight only. Smooth and clean aperture blades. Quite RARE and desirable lens. Could be used on DIGITAL cameras with the proper adapter. Don’t miss this rare Kardon collectible Civilian model camera with case and rare civilian Kodak Ektar 47mm f/ 2 lens. The item “Civilian Kardon 35mm rangefinder camera with Kodak Ektar 47mm f2 lens and case” is in sale since Tuesday, August 15, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “igorcamera” and is located in 11111. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Kardon by Premier Instrument Co.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Color: Silver
- Model: Civilian model.