VOIGTLANDER Bessa II Camera with Color-Heliar Lens and Case. Bessa II, the most advanced roll-film camera made by Voigtlander. Bessa II cameras were produced from 1950 to 1956. Self-erecting vertically styled folding camera for either 8 negatives of size 6x9cm or 16 negatives of size 4.5×6 on 120 type film. Ruby window in the back door. Single-window coupled rangefinder with distance setting via a knob on the top left. Distance scale in feet. Depth-of-field scale surrounding the knob. Coated Voigtlander Color-Heliar 1:3.5 f=105 mm lens. Lens serial number 3 3265906. Focusing moves the entire lens, not just the front element. Flash-synchronized Synchro-Compur shutter with B, 1 – 1/500 sec settings. Shutter serial number 7385075. Switch to select X (electronic flash) or M (flash bulb) contacts. In classic Compur shutter fashion, the timer is activated by moving the shutter cocking lever beyond the first stop as far as it will go. Original leather case (missing closing tab). The camera is in very good condition with few signs of use. It is also fully functional. Shutter works at all speeds, self-timer and flash contact function, focusing action is silky-smooth. The Color-Heliar lens is clear, no signs of fungus, cloudiness, separation, scratches, or cleaning marks. The diaphragm moves smoothly. The coincidence rangefinder produces a bright, easily visible, double image with good vertical and horizontal (at infinity) alignment. Chrome and leather covering in good shape. Bellows are in great shape, without any light leaks. Superb camera in great shape! Checks/MO must clear first. Please do NOT send payments before receiving our checkout invoice. We are not the original owner and cannot be certain of the history of the item. We research each item and list them to the best of our knowledge. If you notice anything incorrect about our listing, please feel free to let us know and we will do our best to correct the error. The item “VOIGTLANDER Bessa II Camera with Color-Heliar Lens and Case. NO RESERVE” is in sale since Saturday, December 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “classicshowcasecorp2013″ and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Voigtlander
- Model: Bessa II
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany