Closter C60

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The C60 was the first in a series of simple 35 mm viewfinder cameras made by Closter in Rome. The C60 was followed by the similar C61, C62 and C63; McKeown dates the C60 to about 1960,[1] and it is possible the later cameras refer to the years they were made.

The C60 has front-element focusing scaled in feet and metres, down to 1.5 metres. It has a simple 'B' and 'I' shutter, but this is synchronised for flash (and the camera has a cold shoe). The front plate and lens and shutter unit are very similar to those on the 1959 Olympic camera for 127 film.

Notes

  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). p208.


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