Box Tengor

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Box cameras were dedicated to photographic beginners. Some models of Goerz's and later Zeiss Ikon's Box-Tengor series were more sophisticated models of such beginners cameras, with simple distance and aperture preselection. Different Tengors were offered for the film formats 116, 120 and 129.

Specifications of type 54/2, later version:

  • Type: Box camera
  • Manufacturer: Zeiss Ikon (product line taken over from Goerz)
  • Years of production: 1934-38
  • Film: 120 roll film
  • Lens: Goerz Frontar
  • Shutter: single speed
  • Aperture: switchable: 1:11, 1:16 or 1:22
  • Focusing: switchable: 1m, 3m+, 8m+
  • Viewfinder: two built-in brilliant finders, one for vertical, one for horizontal image format