Rollei Rolleicord II Type 3

This is the Rolleicord II Type 3, instead of a Rolleiflex I picked this up soon after starting my camera collection. This medium format twin-lens reflex camera uses 120 format film, though there was an attachment called the Rolleikin that allowed 35mm cassettes to be used. This particular camera currently has 35mm loaded using 3D printed…

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…

CiroFlex Model B

The Ciro-Flex is a 6×6 TLR camera manufactured in the early 1940s by American manufacturer Ciro. This particular camera is a post-WWII Model B with Alphax shutter.  Make Ciro Model Ciro-Flex Model B Year 1946 Format 120 Shutter Alphax Speed T, B, 10 to 200 Lens Wollensak Anastigmat f3.5 85mm Focus 3ft to ∞ Aperture…

Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five

The Argus Argoflex Seventy-Five was produced by Michigan based Argus starting in 1949.  Typically considered a pseudo TLR, the Seventy-Five does feature double exposure prevention and a handy taking lens marker to indicate when the film has been properly advanced. It also has an unexpectedly bright viewfinder. Make Argus Model Argoflex Seventy-Five Year 1949 Format…

Univex Twinflex

Made in 1939, the Univex Twinflex is one of the smallest TLR cameras ever produced. With matched meniscus lenses, one-speed shutter (plus bulb), and a lightweight bakelite and aluminum construction, the Twinflex is a pocketable TLR.