Reflex-Ango

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The Reflex-Ango (sold in the USA as the Goerz Folding Reflex) is a strut-folding SLR camera made by Goerz for a short time in 1910-11,[1] and using Ottomar Anschütz' focal-plane shutter. It has a folding reflex viewing and focusing hood, similar to that on any box-form reflex camera of the period, but mounted at the top of the unpleated bellows section of the folding body; an ingenious and very compact design.[2]

McKeown states that the camera was available with an f/4.8 Celor or f/6.8 Dagor or Syntor lens, and that the short period of its production was due to patent conflicts.[1]


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover). p355.
  2. 9x12 cm strut-folding Reflex-Ango, about 1910, with 168 cm f/6.8 Dagor lens, sold at the twelfth Westlicht Photographica Auction, on 17 November 2007.