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The '''Tengoflex''' (85/16) is a pseudo [[TLR]] camera that was made by [[Zeiss Ikon]] from 1941 till 1942<ref>{{McKeown12}}, page 1061</ref> in small quantities. Most of them were delivered to Sweden in 1944.
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The '''Tengoflex''' (85/16) is a [[Pseudo TLR]] camera that was made by [[Zeiss Ikon]] from 1941 till 1942<ref>{{McKeown12}}, page 1061</ref> in small quantities. Most of them were delivered to Sweden in 1944.
  
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It creates 6x6cm frames on [[120 film]].
  
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The Tengoflex has 2 rigid lenses and can best be described as a [[Box camera]] in TLR style.<br/>
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The viewfinder is of the [[Brilliant finder]] type.
  
  
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==Specifications==
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* Taking lens : Zeiss Ikon Frontar, fixed focus, slide in lens element for close-ups (1 to 3 meter)
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* Diaphragm : Either 1:11 or 1:22
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* Viewing lens: ?
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* Shutter:
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** Instant (1/25) and T (actually 'B' shutter), selected by pull-tab, top left;
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** Shutter release at the top right (marked 'E');
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** Cable-release socket at bottom of right side
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* Double exposure prevention
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* Dimensions HxDxW : 102x118x76 mm
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* Weight: c.700 grams
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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== Bibliography ==
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* Zeiss Ikon brochure, Tusen och ett motiv, nr.445 30 Sv, Sweden, 1945, page 4.
  
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==Links==
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*[http://elekm.net/pages/cameras/tengoflex.htm Zeiss Ikon Tengoflex] at [http://elekm.net/pages/cameras/ Mike Elek: Classic Cameras]
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*[http://www.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=20160414_1608&inO=407 Tengoflex] offered as lot 407 of the [http://www.auction2000.se/auk/w.AuctionList?inL=&inC=WLPA&inA=20160414_1608&inWLPAAuctionType=AUCTION 30th Camera Auction] by [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/ Westlicht Photographica Auction], 19 November 2016; several excellent pictures of the camera.
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[[Category:Pseudo TLR]]

Latest revision as of 13:42, 21 October 2016

The Tengoflex (85/16) is a Pseudo TLR camera that was made by Zeiss Ikon from 1941 till 1942[1] in small quantities. Most of them were delivered to Sweden in 1944.

It creates 6x6cm frames on 120 film.

The Tengoflex has 2 rigid lenses and can best be described as a Box camera in TLR style.
The viewfinder is of the Brilliant finder type.


Specifications

  • Taking lens : Zeiss Ikon Frontar, fixed focus, slide in lens element for close-ups (1 to 3 meter)
  • Diaphragm : Either 1:11 or 1:22
  • Viewing lens: ?
  • Shutter:
    • Instant (1/25) and T (actually 'B' shutter), selected by pull-tab, top left;
    • Shutter release at the top right (marked 'E');
    • Cable-release socket at bottom of right side
  • Double exposure prevention
  • Dimensions HxDxW : 102x118x76 mm
  • Weight: c.700 grams

References

  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)., page 1061



Bibliography

  • Zeiss Ikon brochure, Tusen och ett motiv, nr.445 30 Sv, Sweden, 1945, page 4.


Links