RANGEFINDERS


This is the index page for my vintage rangefinder camera collection.


Agfa Super Silette  Great German made from 1956

Argus C-3 Classic gears and knobs galore in this 1953 model

Argus C-44
(C-Fourty Four)
very cool with brushed chrome 1956 model

Canon IIF My oldest Canon from 1951

Canon Canonet Original Electronic Eye with a fast lens from 1961

Canon Canonet QL17 Nice unit with satin finish chrome from 1965

Canon Canonet 28 Cute little "Mini Me" to the QL17 from 1971

Canon Canonet QL17 G-III Great Glass with a big cult following from 1972

Canon L2 Great "Professional" camera from 1957

Canon P 'Populaire' Great viewfinder and styling on this Canon from 1959

Zeiss Ikon Contax II Pride of Dresden from 1937

Zeiss Ikon Contax IIa Classic world class camera from 1951

FED 3 From Russia with Love... 1963 (3-a) Type 3

Kalimar B-3 German-like 1956-58 camera from Japan

Kiev 4AM Russian made Contax II clone from the 1980's

Kodak 35 Ugliest camera ever made, so ugly it's cool from 1945

Kodak Retina II Great German made camera, heavy and nice glass from 1949

Kodak Retina IIF Nice German made beauty from 1963

Konica Auto S2 Cream of the crop beauty made in 1965

Konica C35 Great compact with sharp lens from 1968 in a black finish

Leica IIIa My first Leica with a 5cm Summar, both from 1936, my oldest camera

Leica IIIf 1953 red dial with a 1950 Summitar 5cm, a 1955 Summaron 3.5cm and a 1951 Hektor 13.5cm

Leica CL Compact Leica (CL) Made by Minolta in Portugal for Leica in 1973

Leotax K Another Japanese Barnack copy from 1955.

Minolta A-2 Great design from 1957 .

Minolta Hi-Matic 7s Sweet camera, nice feel, balanced, from 1966

Minolta Hi-Matic 7sII beautiful little camera with a great lens from 1979

Olympus 35 SP Best ever made by Olympus, Only spot meter on an RF from 1969

Olympus 35DC Nice compact little gem from 1971

Olympus XA Great little street camera from 1979

Petri 2.8 Color Corrected Super "Green-O-Matic" Nice project camera, Made in Japan in 1959

Petri 7s Nice little near mint 1963 camera

Tower 43 / Nicca 3-S Great Nicca 3-S camera, rebadged for Sears Tower line in 1954

Tower 18 / Olympus 35-S Great Olympus made for Sears Tower camera line from 1957

Yashica 35 Beautiful design on this first Yashica Rangefinder from 1958

Yashica 35 YK Very simmilar to it's predicessor,(above) with a 2.8 lens from 1959

Yashica EE Yashica was busy in 1962. Here is another model from that year with a 1.9 lens

Yashica Lynx 5000 great camera from 1962

Yashica Electro 35 GS Super glass on this 1970 predecessor to the GSN

Yashica Electro 35 GSN Great lens on this 1973 model

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