Bolsey Jubilee

As with most Bolsey cameras, such as the B2 and Model C, the Jubilee maintains a strong family resemblance. It is, for better or worse, the most technologically advanced of the bunch and was manufactured during the last year of Bolsey’s existence. Like its brethren, the Jubilee has the Set-o-Matic light metering system, which worked very well….

Bolsey Model C

The Bolsey Model C, manufactured in the US between 1950 and 1956, is a diminutive 35mm TLR. The chassis is a modified version of that found on the Bolsey B2, or Jubilee, with the larger upper housing incorporating the coupled-rangefinder mechanism. As with most Bolsey cameras build quality is adequate to good. The focus tab has…

Bolsey B2

The Bolsey B2 is the successor of the model B, made from 1949 to 1956 with double exposure prevention. It is engraved MODEL B2 on the front. The shutter is synchronized and marked Synchro Matic with a red lightning painted on each side. Minimal aperture is 22 instead of 16.