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The Braun Gloria is a rangefinder camera taking 12 6x6cm images on 120 films.
It was made by Braun in Germany, c.1954. The uncoupled rangefinder has separate windows, either side of the central viewfinder and is operated by the knob on the top plate, to the user's left. The lens barrel is retractable, with spring-loaded opening.
- Lens: Praxanar or Praxar 75mm f2.9
- Shutter: Prontor SVS, speeds to 1/300th/s, + flash sync & self-timer
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