Bencini Koroll

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The Koroll cameras were 120 film and 35mm viewfinder cameras made by Bencini in Milan, Italy starting in the 1950s. The body was based on a single aluminium alloy casting, which included the lens barrel. Each model seems to have gone through a number of facelifts, with minor cosmetic changes.

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Koroll

  • Introduced c.1951
  • 6x6 images on 120 film, option of 6×4.5
  • Shutter 1/30 and B
  • 150mm f/11 collapsible lens

Koroll 24/24s

  • Introduced c.1953
  • 24 images 3x4.5cm on 120 film, uses two red windows
  • Shutter: Single-speed & B
  • Lens: f/11 (24S: f/9 or f/16)

Koroll S

  • Introduced c.1953
  • 6x6cm images on 120 film (option of 6×4.5)
  • Lens: collapsible barrel, f.11

Koroll 35

  • Introduced c.1960
  • Lens: Bencini Achromatico 55mm/f.8
  • Shutter: 1/150, 1/100, 1/50, B
  • Film: 24x36mm images on 35mm film

Koroll II (Koroll 2)

  • Models with several slight style differences
  • Introduced c.1961
  • Lens: Bencini Acromatico 55mm/f8; alternative stop f.16
  • Shutter: 1/50, 1/100, B or 1/30, 1/60, 1/125
  • 24 3x4.5cm images on 120 film

Koroll III

  • Similar to the Koroll II with an upgraded shutter.
  • 4 aperture settings, f/8 to f/22

Korolette

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