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Kodak Retina Reflex III Kit

tcerul

Hardy, US
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tcerul Silver Member Charter Member
Sun 27-May-07 11:24 PM

My son came across this kit and sent it to me. Did a quick search and found this camera was produced between 1961-64 in Germany for Kodak. The kit contained a Retina Reflex III camera (serial # 95651)with a 50mm f/2.8 Retina-Zenar lens and a 135mm f/4 Retina tele-zenar lens both made be Schneidar-Kreuznach. Included were two medium yellow filters and a Kodablitz flash with one AG-1 bulb. All were kept in a brown leather case. It was fun cleaning the accumulated dirt and crud from everything and checking it out. Since everything except the exposure counter seemed to work, I put in a roll of color film and shot away. Took the roll to CVS and the pictures turned out great.

Not bad for a 46 year old camera. Has anyone else had a similar experience for this camera?

Tom
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