Apparate & Kamerabau
|Arette Super P, c.1959|
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Apparate und Kamerabau GmbH was a camera manufacturer based in Friedrichshafen, Germany. It was formed by brothers Eugene and Max Armbruster in February 1946 and camera production continued until the mid 1960s.
- AkArelle (1954 - 1957)(1960-1962)
- AkArette (1947 - 1954)
- Akarex (1951 - 58)
- Arette - many model variations (1956 - 1963)
- Arette Automatic S, and others
- Automatic AkArelle S, SE
- Mec 16
- Mec 16 SB
- Optina IA
- Optina ID
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|AkArelle Automatic S|
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- Company History (in German) - on Martin Kohler's 3D-Historische.de site.
- AkA cameras on Ken Lyndrup's site
- AkA cameras on UKCAmera.com (German + English translation)
- Aka Cameras at www.collection-appareils.fr (in French)
- 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).