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| dateProduction= 1957-1960
 
| dateProduction= 1957-1960
 
| image = http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5124/5365001293_2a4c04ca1a_m.jpg
 
| image = http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5124/5365001293_2a4c04ca1a_m.jpg
| image_source =http://www.flickr.com/photos/steevithak/sets/72157625723242081/
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| image_source =http://www.flickr.com/photos/steevithak/5365001293/in/pool-camerawiki/
| image_text = Wittnauer Legionnaire, image by<br/>[[User:Steevithak|Steevithak]] {{creative commons}}
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| image_text = Wittnauer Legionnaire<br/><small>image by {{image author| steevithak}}</small> {{non-commercial}}
 
| manu = [[Wittnauer]]
 
| manu = [[Wittnauer]]
 
| film = [[35mm film]]  
 
| film = [[35mm film]]  
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| type = Rangefinder
 
| type = Rangefinder
 
| emode= manual
 
| emode= manual
| metering= uncoupled selenium meter
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| metering= uncoupled [[selenium meter]]
| farea= 3.5 ft. to infinity
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| farea= split image
 
| finder= optical
 
| finder= optical
 
| mmode= -
 
| mmode= -
| fmode= -
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| focusing= by coupled (?) rangefinder
 
| variants= -
 
| variants= -
 
| flash = 3.5mm PC, unknown sync
 
| flash = 3.5mm PC, unknown sync
 
| battery = none
 
| battery = none
| obp= -
 
| storage= -
 
| weight = -
 
| cont= -
 
| fcbkt= -
 
| speedRange= -
 
| flbkt= -
 
| WB= -
 
| wbbkt= -
 
| rearLCD= -
 
 
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The Wittnauer Legionnaire is a 35mm rangefinder, manufactured by Braun.
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The '''Wittnauer Legionnaire''' is a 35mm range finder, with a 45mm f2.8 Wittnauer Chronex coated lens and Vero shutter. It has a built in uncoupled selenium light meter. The Chronex lens has aperture settings of f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8, f11, f16, and f22. The Vero shutter offers speed settings of 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200, and Bulb. A cold accessory shoe provides a mounting point for accessories. The Legionnaire camera was manufactured by [[Braun]], a German company.
 
 
==Description==
 
The Wittnauer Legionnaire is a 35mm range finder, with a 45mm f2.8 Wittnauer Chronex coated lens and Vero shutter. It has a built in uncoupled selenium light meter. The Chronex lens has aperture settings of f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8, f11, f16, and f22. The Vero shutter offers speed settings of 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200, and Bulb. A cold accessory shoe provides a mounting point for accessories. The Legionnaire camera was manufactured by Braun, a German company.
 
  
  
 
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|image_align=left
 
|image_align=left
 
|image_text= A Wittnauer Legionnaire rangefinder made by [[Braun]]
 
|image_text= A Wittnauer Legionnaire rangefinder made by [[Braun]]
|image_by= Steevithak
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|image= http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5290/5365618628_8076ce5292.jpg
 
|image_align=left
 
|image_align=left
 
|image_text= A Wittnauer Legionnaire rangefinder made by [[Braun]]
 
|image_text= A Wittnauer Legionnaire rangefinder made by [[Braun]]
|image_by= Steevithak
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|image_by= steevithak
|image_rights= creative commons
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|image_rights= non-commercial
 
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==Photos==
 
==Photos==
  
 
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|image_align=left
 
|image_align=left
 
|image_text= Leather case
 
|image_text= Leather case
|image_by= Steevithak
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|image_by= steevithak
|image_rights= creative commons
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|image_rights= non-commercial
 
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|image_align=left
 
|image_align=left
 
|image_text= Front view
 
|image_text= Front view
|image_by= Steevithak
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|image_align=left
 
|image_align=left
|image_text= side view
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|image_text= Side view
|image_by= Steevithak
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|image_align=left
|image_text= back view
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|image_text= Back view
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|image_align=left
|image_text= bottom view
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|image_text= Bottom view
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|image_by= steevithak
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/steevithak/sets/72157625723242081 Wittnauer Legionnaire and photos taken with it]
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/steevithak/sets/72157625723242081 Wittnauer Legionnaire and photos taken with it]
*[http://shop.ebay.com/?_nkw=Wittnauer+Legionnaire Wittnauer Legionnaire on eBay]
 
  
 
[[Category: 35mm rangefinder]]
 
[[Category: 35mm rangefinder]]
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[[Category: Wittnauer]]
 
[[Category: Wittnauer]]
 
[[Category: Braun]]
 
[[Category: Braun]]
[[Category: Chronex]]
 
[[Category: Vero]]
 
 
[[Category: W]]
 
[[Category: W]]
 
[[Category: L|Legionnaire, Wittnauer]]
 
[[Category: L|Legionnaire, Wittnauer]]

Latest revision as of 05:24, 11 May 2015

The Wittnauer Legionnaire is a 35mm range finder, with a 45mm f2.8 Wittnauer Chronex coated lens and Vero shutter. It has a built in uncoupled selenium light meter. The Chronex lens has aperture settings of f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8, f11, f16, and f22. The Vero shutter offers speed settings of 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200, and Bulb. A cold accessory shoe provides a mounting point for accessories. The Legionnaire camera was manufactured by Braun, a German company.



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