Kodak Retina IIc
|The Kodak Retina IIc Type 020|
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It has a coated six-element 50mm f/2.8 Schneider-Kreuznach Retina-Xenon or Rodenstock Retina-Heligon lens, stopping down to f/22. The shutter is a Synchro-Compur with speeds of 1 - 1/500 second, plus 'B'. The shutter has the Exposure Value system whereby the aperture and shutter speed controls are linked. The range is from EV 3 to 18. There is a self-timer with a delay of approx 10 seconds (selected with the 'V' setting).
The front part of the lens has a bayonet and can be interchanged for a 35mm f/5.6 Curtar Wide-angle or a 80mm f/4 Longar Telephoto lens.
|Retina IIc with Heligon lens|
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|Kodak Retina IIc, Xenon Lens Bayonet|
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- Coe, Brian, Kodak Cameras, The First Hundred Years, Hove Foto Books, 1988;
however, History of Kodak Cameras (archived), at Kodak.com lists 1955-58