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Forum: SLRs - the unRF 3 Days Ago
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By hilltime
My first collectible SLR was an Exakta VX because...

My first collectible SLR was an Exakta VX because it was cheap and looked so cool. I found a plenitude of lenses, Carl Zeiss Jena, Meyer, Schacht, Steinheil, Schneider, the occasional Kilfit and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By hilltime
Zeiss-Ikon Contarex Electronic

Wondering if anyone would have a spare manual for the Contarex Electronic? I am in possession of the electronic accessories for this camera without any specific instructions as how they all work. Or...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 10-23-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,076
Posted By hilltime
I like the Leotax FV over the "Merit" simply...

I like the Leotax FV over the "Merit" simply because of the 1/1000 sec top shutter speed.
Basically the same camera...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-17-2019
Replies: 140
Views: 5,574
Posted By hilltime
Story about my Avatar which shows a Pre-Daytona...

Story about my Avatar which shows a Pre-Daytona Rolex Chronograph from around 1960. Was given to me from a Vietnam Vet who purchased it in Saigon in 1969 from another Navy buddy who had won it in a...
Forum: Other RF 10-11-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
It's not in the best of condition for $249 if...

It's not in the best of condition for $249 if that's the one you're referring to.
I was watching to see if the price dropped, but do I really need three???
Forum: Other RF 10-10-2019
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By hilltime
Fantastic review of one of my fave late 50's...

Fantastic review of one of my fave late 50's camera systems.
Gary Hill
Forum: Fuji Digital General Discussion 10-10-2019
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By hilltime
I had the X10 when it first hit the market and...

I had the X10 when it first hit the market and loved it's performance, manual zoom, and viewfinder, even though there was no information. Alas, it failed as the On/Off function being on the zoom lens...
Forum: Other RF 09-16-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
Looks like a scene from "American Pickers". All...

Looks like a scene from "American Pickers". All the thinks Mike and Frank love. Beautiful, lush drippy color. I've got to break my 140 out!
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 08-14-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 36,051
Posted By hilltime
Minesix IIIS w/ 7.5cm 3.5 Zuminor

Looked for this camera for 15 years and now have three. Will probably never see again. A three party effort by Takane, Ofuna, and Zunow. 6X6...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 08-12-2019
Replies: 590
Views: 67,809
Posted By hilltime
I have been a collector of the Teraoka Seikosho...

I have been a collector of the Teraoka Seikosho Auto Terra series of cameras for quite some time. I think it all started after buying a Robot and then finding there was a Japanese camera somewhat...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-09-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By hilltime
I bought my IIIg w/ 50/2 collapsible Summicron in...

I bought my IIIg w/ 50/2 collapsible Summicron in 1997 from an original owner who had purchased in 1958 and it was her camera of choice on her worldly travels. She took excellent care of it and came...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-08-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By hilltime
Thank you for that. I did find a Camera Mount...

Thank you for that. I did find a Camera Mount Register chart online which supports your analysis. It lists most of the known lens registers and hopefully is accurate. I did find an adapter which let...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 08-06-2019
Replies: 31
Views: 1,946
Posted By hilltime
I have both and I would agree with (Xayraa33),...

I have both and I would agree with (Xayraa33), find you best option, quality and price, and go with it, as in my experience, I couldn't necessarily tell the
difference between them, although I do...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-02-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By hilltime
NOVOFLEX "COEX" Adapter

Would anyone have an idea if the Novoflex COEX adapter which is Exakta Mount lens to M42 Mount, will allow infinty focus when mounted on a camera, or was it solely intended to be used on a Novoflex...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By hilltime
I will hopefully get some time this weekend to...

I will hopefully get some time this weekend to have a look. Again, thank you for your expertise. I also have an 80/2.8 Biometar for Praktina, but it is clean and doesn't need help. On the other hand,...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By hilltime
That's Brett. Your comments are always well...

That's Brett. Your comments are always well received. Sounds a bit more complicated than I had hoped for.
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 07-11-2019
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By hilltime
Carl Zeiss 180/F2.8 Sonnar Zebra

I have a Carl Zeiss 180/F2.8 Sonnar Zebra version which I've recently dug out to use on my latest acquisition, Pentacon Super. I recently obtained a M42 mount adapter for this lens and have removed...
Forum: Other RF 05-10-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
Here is the Kallo WF and Kallo W with the same...

Here is the Kallo WF and Kallo W with the same Prominar 35/F2.8 lenses
designed for the 140. I believe they are 6 element in 4 groups.

The Kallo WF being the later design with built in meter,...
Forum: Other RF 05-09-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
I think no matter what you collect, the hunt is...

I think no matter what you collect, the hunt is half the fun...

I have two of the regular Kallo W's and now I have finally found the WF version, I'll no doubt be putting one of the W's up for sale....
Forum: Other RF 05-08-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
Much more difficult to find than even the 85/3.5....

Much more difficult to find than even the 85/3.5. I just acquired a Kallo WF rangefinder camera from Japan with the same configuration 35/F2.8 Prominar, that was made for the 140, although built in....
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-03-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Hi Jan, I have been experimenting with this...

Hi Jan,
I have been experimenting with this self-timer mechanism and attempted to follow your instructions. I have cocked the shutter and set speed to 1 sec. Then I have tried to wind the key but it...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By hilltime
One of the best money makers I ever had. Got it...

One of the best money makers I ever had. Got it free from a customer as she didn't like it. I used it for two years with gret reults and eventually sold it for $400. Pure profit!
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,318
Posted By hilltime
You would have to see what side of the negative...

You would have to see what side of the negative the scratch is on. If it is on the base side, probably caused by the film back in the M3. If it is on the emulsion side of the film, no doubt caused by...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 04-12-2019
Replies: 61
Views: 1,318
Posted By hilltime
Raid, The line through the middle of the images...

Raid,
The line through the middle of the images looks like a scratch to me. Check your negatives if you got them back. Could have happened in the M3 or during processing the film.
Regards,
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-10-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By hilltime
Caught the Topcon bug when I first purchased a...

Caught the Topcon bug when I first purchased a fixed lens 4.4CM/F2 35-L rangefinder camera which I used extensively on a trip to CA. Great images from that lens which spurred me on to acquire the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-09-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By hilltime
The Topcon Story: Topcon Enigma

Has anyone ever seen this book from the late 90's by Marco Antonetto and Claudio Russo? Was it ever published in English? It seems it must be long out of print and totally unavailable?

Anyone ever...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 02-08-2019
Replies: 19
Views: 2,147
Posted By hilltime
I hate to say it but Mr. Matanle cost me a whole...

I hate to say it but Mr. Matanle cost me a whole bunch of $$$ after reading his two books many years ago. I caught the bug back in the mid 90's, and am not sorry to say, I still read and reread some...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-28-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Wow, Sumarongi. Thank you for that link. Very...

Wow, Sumarongi. Thank you for that link. Very comprehensive in illustrating the whole package available. Like to find that 75mm/F1.4 Pancolar under a rock, somewhere!
Regards for the interest,
Gary...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-25-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Thank for all who chimed in. Vince, German is...

Thank for all who chimed in.

Vince, German is not my forte as I took 3 yrs of French in HS but can't speak a damn word. I have sent for the reprint of the manual.

jajong: Thank you for the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-24-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Anyone have an original manual for this Pentacon...

Anyone have an original manual for this Pentacon Super?

Haven't quite been able to figure out the self-timer on the bottom.

Regards,
Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-20-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By hilltime
Yes, I had one, a 5cm/1.5 Topcon. Sold it about 7...

Yes, I had one, a 5cm/1.5 Topcon. Sold it about 7 yrs ago as I needed the $ at the time. Probably worth twice as much today. Didnít realize how rare this lens has become. When I got a 5cm/2 black...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
It's a Pentacon Electric 50/1.8. I have read it...

It's a Pentacon Electric 50/1.8. I have read it is a later version of the Meyer Oreston 50/1.8 and in one reference which I found it was said the Oreston was the later version of the Meyer Domiron...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Here is the baby, TANK!

Here is the baby, TANK!
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-20-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Thank you for all who have commented. Vince, I...

Thank you for all who have commented. Vince, I believe you are correct with the yellow dot being a battery check. It throws the meter needle immediately to the top which I am assuming means the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
I am the owner of a few Praktinas, a FX and two...

I am the owner of a few Praktinas, a FX and two IIA’s. They are very nice and innovative cameras. I am thinking the remainder of the Prakticas from the 60’s are not terribly reliable from all I have...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 01-19-2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By hilltime
Pentacon Super

I have just acquired one of the all-time classics on my bucket list of collectibles, a Pentacon Super. Even though it didn't come with the usually mated Carl Zeiss 55/1.4 Pancolar, I will still have...
Forum: Other RF 01-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By hilltime
There you go, "Listen to your kids"! My 25 yr old...

There you go, "Listen to your kids"! My 25 yr old was very disappointed this Christmas that I hadn't dragged out some old beast with the blasting flash. Instead it was a much tamer Fuji X30.

There's...
Forum: Other RF 01-02-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By hilltime
Very nice purchase. I still have a very late...

Very nice purchase. I still have a very late model Prominent with the little lever under the winding knob. It is in pristine condition and even though I have not used it in years, I would never give...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 12-21-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
Just got another of these "Zeiss Ikon" front gold...

Just got another of these "Zeiss Ikon" front gold embossed Contax IIA BD.
I don't know why I'm drawn to these as it is no different than any of the other BD's except this front treatment. It is Ser.#...
Forum: Nikon RF 12-11-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 3,904
Posted By hilltime
I purchased the Nikkor 85/2 in a C version, when...

I purchased the Nikkor 85/2 in a C version, when I got my first RF camera, Contax IIA.
Always had read of it's Life Mag legend, which propelled Nikon and the Nikkor lenses throughout the 50's, along...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-10-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By hilltime
Sean, Please PM me as I may have what you are...

Sean, Please PM me as I may have what you are looking for, if I can lay my hands on it. At one time, I was using the Tamron adaptall 24mm lens on my Nikons and Canon A-1 before I acquired the Nikon...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-06-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 39,948
Posted By hilltime
From my many contestants, I chose this one who's...

From my many contestants, I chose this one who's lines hail from Wetzlar, but with a decided Russian accent. She may only be an imposter, but her makeup is damn good.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,215
Posted By hilltime
As an aside, Captain Jack Dugrew passed away...

As an aside, Captain Jack Dugrew passed away awhile ago and his extensive collection was sold to Westborn Camera. A number of his items are extremely rare so the prices are right up there for a lot...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-29-2018
Replies: 58
Views: 1,868
Posted By hilltime
My two cents... Nikon S2/S3 with 35/2.5 Nikkor or...

My two cents... Nikon S2/S3 with 35/2.5 Nikkor or if you want to stretch 35/1.8 Nikkor.
Two of the best lenses money can buy!
Regards,
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-02-2018
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,559
Posted By hilltime
Love the whole Werra lineup. I've got a number of...

Love the whole Werra lineup. I've got a number of them from the regular Werra like this one to Model II, III,IV, and V some in black and some in green. Also have the accessory lenses 35/2.8 Flektogon...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-18-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,062
Posted By hilltime
Bessa R2 Olive w/ 35F2 Canon, 35F2.5 Nikkor, and...

Bessa R2 Olive w/ 35F2 Canon, 35F2.5 Nikkor, and most recently 35/F1.8 Komura. Also, 5CM/F2 Fujifilm and 50/F1.5 Voigt Nokton
Forum: Other RF 10-12-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
And to think, when I was searching for these aux...

And to think, when I was searching for these aux lenses, somehow I ended up finding two sets of them within a years time. I think I sold one set with their original cases, for a little over $500 for...
Forum: Other RF 10-11-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By hilltime
Hi Dave, It's amazing how our tastes in...

Hi Dave,
It's amazing how our tastes in collectible cameras seems to run parallel line. I have had the Kallo 140 with the 50/1.4 Prominar for probably ten years and was always on the lookout for the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-27-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By hilltime
I was involved in 1980, so I'd guess the first...

I was involved in 1980, so I'd guess the first were 1978.
Noritsu mini-lab.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-19-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
They must have realized before production the...

They must have realized before production the gold embossing would not
wear well, as most of these "Commemorative" model IIA's show today. I do feel very lucky I found one after seeing the photo in...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 09-18-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
Just discovered an update on this thread, as...

Just discovered an update on this thread, as there is now a Zeiss Ikon Contax IIA on Ebay right now with serial # U836. This kinda blows the theory that they made a limited run of 500 or so of these...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-07-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By hilltime
I had seen this a long time ago, and when I was...

I had seen this a long time ago, and when I was trying to figure this lens out, I found it again. The translation leaves something to be desired, but at least the facts are there. What really threw...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 09-07-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By hilltime
Just picked this lens up and I can concur, the...

Just picked this lens up and I can concur, the serial # does begin with 27xxxx. I was very perplexed about this lens as it has an adapter screwed on the 39mm mount, which seems to be a screw thread...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 06-29-2018
Replies: 82
Views: 13,618
Posted By hilltime
Another devotee of the Olive R2. Whenever I am...

Another devotee of the Olive R2. Whenever I am carrying it, always get the questions and admirations; " What is that?/ Cool camera/ Love the color!"
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-27-2018
Replies: 182
Views: 36,051
Posted By hilltime
Takamine IIIS

Takamine IIIS
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-21-2018
Replies: 9,111
Views: 897,071
Posted By hilltime
Post After searching for over 20 yrs, I recently found...

After searching for over 20 yrs, I recently found a Minesix IIIS, mid 50's Japanese folder, with a 75/3.5 Zunow Zuminor lens. Nothing extraordinarily different from most of the the 6X6 folders from...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-17-2018
Replies: 68
Views: 13,150
Posted By hilltime
Oleg repaired a Minolta-35 F model a number of...

Oleg repaired a Minolta-35 F model a number of years ago. It needed new curtains and a shutter CLA. He did a marvelous job and I would highly recommend him to anyone for this type of work. I think...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-16-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By hilltime
I have an adapter which I don't remember where it...

I have an adapter which I don't remember where it came from which allows me to use the original (Prominent) Nokton on my Contax IIA. I also have an Amedeo adapter which allows Contax RF mount lenses...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-09-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By hilltime
I have been investigating many different...

I have been investigating many different solutions to this problem. Many suggestions include this Permatex gasket material or a product know as Liquid Electrical tape. Others have used various...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-08-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By hilltime
Minesix IIIS Bellows Replacement

I have recently acquired a Minesix IIIS, 120 RF folder, which I have searched for over 20 years. I also have a Minesix 66 which piqued my desire to find the seemingly much rarer IIIS with it's...
Forum: Other RF 02-08-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By hilltime
Great review of the IIA, Mike as all of your...

Great review of the IIA, Mike as all of your reviews are. My experience with this line of cameras started with a Vito B, scale focus and with the 50/3.5 Color Skopar. Got a pretty beat up IIA and...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-02-2018
Replies: 9,111
Views: 897,071
Posted By hilltime
I couldn't resist,after reading the KEH story...

I couldn't resist,after reading the KEH story about this camera. It seems Honeywell was going to get into the camera business a bit more, but decided to pull the plug after getting just 10 of these...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-30-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3,060
Posted By hilltime
I always like to have a classic small selenium...

I always like to have a classic small selenium meter in my bag, such as a Zeiss Ikophot, Weimarlux, Bewi, or Gossen... to just to make me feel nostalgic
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 12-14-2017
Replies: 183
Views: 27,556
Posted By hilltime
While managing a 1Hr photo shop in the early 80's...

While managing a 1Hr photo shop in the early 80's a coworker brought in her granddads M3 with a 50/2 Chron and 135/4 Tele-Elmar. I was happily shooting my Nikon FE2 but had never tried a RF. Borrowed...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By hilltime
Exactly what I was trying to post previously. The...

Exactly what I was trying to post previously. The lenses are great. I even have a Zeiss 75/1.5 Biotar for Praktina, recently overhauled to perfection by Radu Lesaru from 3R Camera Repair. Another...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 12-01-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By hilltime
I might think the Septon was a combination of the...

I might think the Septon was a combination of the Nokton and Ultron for the Bessamatic series. I have used all. Sold my 2 Ultrons and kept the Nokton. Prices have gone outasite for that lens and I...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,837
Posted By hilltime
https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/newreply.p...

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/newreply.php?do=postreply&t=163289
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By hilltime
One of my favorite lenses of all time is a...

One of my favorite lenses of all time is a Voigtlander 50mm/F2 Septon.
I have regularly used it on a Bessamatic CS and Ultramatic CS in the past, but have never adapted to anything digital.

The...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-30-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 2,215
Posted By hilltime
Captain Jack's Exakta Website?

Anyone know what may have happened to Captain Jack's fabulous Exakta Website? It was one of my favorite information pieces on the internet, with cameras and lenses not many could duplicate these...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 10-12-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Posted By hilltime
Toko 4CM/F3.5 for Minion 35

Posted a while ago with no responses. This little lens goes on the very tiny Minion 35A from about 1948. It is a triplet with two cemented rear elements, very easily removed. My question is, this is...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-28-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,522
Posted By hilltime
Actually, I don't know what I was thinking as...

Actually, I don't know what I was thinking as these Minion models are more accurately named: 35A, 35B, and 35C. Starting production 1948 with exporting to mostly if not all to the US. Ist 35mm camera...
Forum: Scale Focus 35's 09-28-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,522
Posted By hilltime
Tokyo K.K. Minion IIIA

Here is a lens, Toko 40/3.5 for the Tokyo Kogaku early Minion 35A
It is designed to be a front cell focusing lens on this very early Japanese camera, with no rangefinder capability. The aperture...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 09-28-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By hilltime
Wouldn't all wartime production IIIc's be...

Wouldn't all wartime production IIIc's be considered "steppers"?
I'm not sure how "rare" these are, other than the Grey of Military models.
I know I once had one with a K stamped on one of the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-30-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 2,520
Posted By hilltime
I'm not sure which lens is heavier, having had...

I'm not sure which lens is heavier, having had both. The weight of a hand grenade.

Although, I lucked into a Mint 85/1.9 Black like new that a gentleman had bought in the early 60's and looked...
Forum: Other RF 08-09-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By hilltime
What a fantastic and comprehensive review. I also...

What a fantastic and comprehensive review. I also have a 519M in primo condition, but unfortunately with so many cameras collected, I have not used in a long time. I think Ricoh was very underrated...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-28-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,276
Posted By hilltime
Smile Ha, that only makes sense. :)

Ha, that only makes sense. :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-28-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,276
Posted By hilltime
Surprised no one mentioned one of my...

Surprised no one mentioned one of my favorites;
5CM/ F2.8 Elmar, although many more in M mount than LTM.

Gary Hill
Forum: Zeiss Contax 06-08-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
Kind of confirms my thoughts of a "Limited "...

Kind of confirms my thoughts of a "Limited " release of 500.
Yours, U2088 and mine of U249x. Haven't heard of anything before or after.

Wonder about the IIIA? Haven't seen any #'s for them.

Gary...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 6,085
Posted By hilltime
Optika 35, name variant of an Auto Terra with...

Optika 35, name variant of an Auto Terra with 45/1.8 Zunow lens, Mint condition in original box and leather case.... $50

Fits nicely with my other Auto Terra's

Gary Hill
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-25-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
All three or four I have seen reference to seem...

All three or four I have seen reference to seem to be in that U2000- U2500 range. I'm wondering if they made a run of 500 or so. I have very casually been looking for one for about 20yrs, after...
Forum: Zeiss Contax 05-24-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,484
Posted By hilltime
Even though this post is very dated, I'm...

Even though this post is very dated, I'm wondering if there has been any more recent information about this Zeiss Ikon stamped logo. The reason is I just recently acquired a IIA, Serial # U24XX,...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By hilltime
Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a go...

Thanks for the tip. I'll give it a go...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-11-2017
Replies: 106
Views: 3,635
Posted By hilltime
A very proficient N90S which I loved, but made...

A very proficient N90S which I loved, but made the mistake of selling for a down payment on a barely used F100. Never did ever develop an affinity for that camera. Maybe because the hand writing was...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-11-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By hilltime
I have recently dug out of storage two F2's. One...

I have recently dug out of storage two F2's. One with a DP-1 and a F2A with Dp-11. I have inserted known good batteries but neither meter seems to respond. Anyway of checking if the meter is bad or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-06-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By hilltime
Wow, now that's what I call a comprehensive...

Wow, now that's what I call a comprehensive response.
I'll try all of your suggestions as this seems very plausible and hope
this will solve the issues, even though I'll probably have to exercise...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-05-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,706
Posted By hilltime
A lot of lenses have increased in value recently...

A lot of lenses have increased in value recently with the craze of using "Cult" lenses on digital cameras. Sold an Angenieux 35/3.5, which I paid $35 for about 20 years ago for $600+ and who knows...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 04-05-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By hilltime
Even though this thread is somewhat dated, I...

Even though this thread is somewhat dated, I wanted to comment on the Praktina line up of bodies, lenses, motors and winders. Especially after just reading Brett's review for the first time as like...
Forum: Other RF 03-16-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,760
Posted By hilltime
I've had a Kallo W for about 10 years and have...

I've had a Kallo W for about 10 years and have always enjoyed its compact size and decent 35/2.8 Prominar. Kowa also made this lens for the Kallo or Kowa 140, interchangeable lens Seikosha shuttered...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-10-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 11,484
Posted By hilltime
Excuse my post as the Olympus model escaped me, I...

Excuse my post as the Olympus model escaped me, I haven't used for such awhile: Chrome Six R IIB, with 2.8 Zuiko.
I guess I shouldn't forget the Minesix 66 and the Certo Six. Never have gotten one of...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-10-2017
Replies: 99
Views: 11,484
Posted By hilltime
I have the Perkeo RF or sometimes referred to as...

I have the Perkeo RF or sometimes referred to as the Perkeo III. I have many folders both German and Japanese 9 Super Ikonta IV, Konica Pearl III, Mamiya Automat II, Olympus VB, and what else?

The...
Forum: Other RF 02-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By hilltime
That seems to be the issue. I don't find anything...

That seems to be the issue. I don't find anything the arm seems to connect to in the slot. I know the aperture selector worked before I disassembled, as it opened and closed. Doesn't seem that...
Forum: Other RF 02-09-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By hilltime
Here are two photos showing the shutter enclosure...

Here are two photos showing the shutter enclosure and the back of the aperture ring.
Forum: Other RF 02-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By hilltime
Here are some photos of the...

Here are some photos of the issue:


105422

105423

105424
Forum: Other RF 02-03-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By hilltime
Auto Terra IIB question/Problem

I have two Auto Terra IIBís where most have never seen one. I am working on the recent acquisition, and have removed the front lens ring which also removes the front elements of the lens to clean the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-01-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,788
Posted By hilltime
I have three Maiyas, Automat, 6P, and Automat...

I have three Maiyas, Automat, 6P, and Automat II.
7.5/3.5 Zuiko, Setagaya Koki Sekor, and Mamiya Sekor. Haven't seem much difference in the lenses but if I'd have to give a nod it would be to the...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 01-12-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 3,589
Posted By hilltime
Classic jewel of a camera. Can't beat the...

Classic jewel of a camera. Can't beat the Zeiss-Ikon build quality, and
that Tessar is sharp.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-27-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By hilltime
How did any results turn out? David, did you get...

How did any results turn out?
David, did you get to test yours?

Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 10-03-2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By hilltime
Wow, I thought I got a rarity in an Olympus...

Wow, I thought I got a rarity in an Olympus 4CM/2.8 with a Leotax DIV recently, but this real steals the show!

Gary Hill
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By hilltime
I believe you are correct. Actually the lens I...

I believe you are correct. Actually the lens I have on the early Voigtlander Bessamatic, Serial # 5XXX is a Color Skopar-X and begins with the 48XXXXX serial #. On further research it appears...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-12-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By hilltime
The standard Color-Skopar begins with Serial #...

The standard Color-Skopar begins with Serial # 48xxxxx and is a seven digit #. Again, I do not know the range of Voigtlander lens serial #'s? Are they consecutively #'d for all their camera...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-09-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By hilltime
Thank you for your post and I have already...

Thank you for your post and I have already discovered that site. He lists potential quantities for each model, but no serial # ranges. I have recently acquired an early Bessamatic, ser.# 5XXX, and...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-07-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By hilltime
Voigtlander Bessamatic Serial #'s

Would anyone have information on the Serial # range of Voigtlander Bessamatics? I know there are potentially 6 distinct models in the manufacturing time frame of 1958-1967.

Early Model Bessamatic...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 08-30-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By hilltime
To come up with one at a decent price, you'll...

To come up with one at a decent price, you'll probably just have to be patient. I got one about eight months ago after searching Ebay for a few months and even putting a Wanted Ad on this website....
Forum: Other RF 08-25-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 22,189
Posted By hilltime
Beautiful color rendition. What film are you...

Beautiful color rendition. What film are you using and are you getting processing done in
Seattle?
Regards,
Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-18-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,432
Posted By hilltime
Here are a couple images of the lens and Leotax...

Here are a couple images of the lens and Leotax DIV
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 08-16-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,432
Posted By hilltime
Olympus 4CM/F2.8 LTM Lens

Anyone have any experience with this rare optic which I have just got along with a Leotax DIV? Any thoughts or results? It is probably from the last few hundred made, maybe late 1951, according to...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-16-2016
Replies: 126
Views: 9,166
Posted By hilltime
I've also got to go with one of the very first...

I've also got to go with one of the very first posts, The Ambi-Silette.
Best and brightest viewfinder ever for all it's focal lengths; underrated Agfa lenses 35/50/90 and even the 130 which makes the...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-16-2016
Replies: 149
Views: 13,516
Posted By hilltime
Here's an odd mix, which just struck me as being...

Here's an odd mix, which just struck me as being two behind the lens shutter cameras; Kowa 140 with 50/1.4 Prominar, 35/2.8 Prominar, 85/3.5 Prominar rangefinder and a Voigtlander Bessamatic CS with...
Forum: Other RF 08-02-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 22,189
Posted By hilltime
You are correct. I also track cameras of interest...

You are correct. I also track cameras of interest on Ebay and I have never seen another of these for sale. It's odd, I did see the other F 2.0 Model before you purchased it and I was thinking maybe I...
Forum: Other RF 08-02-2016
Replies: 111
Views: 22,189
Posted By hilltime
Wow, what a Journey! I applaud you for your...

Wow, what a Journey! I applaud you for your extreme persistence and you now have potentially one of the rarer classics from the era. And to think, not only one but two examples. I really wonder how...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-22-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By hilltime
Smile In today's world, you never know when you'll be...

In today's world, you never know when you'll be involved in a "Fly By Shooting" :)
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-21-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 6,770
Posted By hilltime
Where ever did you find the 9cm/3.5 Topcor? I've...

Where ever did you find the 9cm/3.5 Topcor? I've been looking for one of those for ten years! I also have the 3.5cm, 5cm/f2 (Black) and 13.5cm/4.

Never have seen a 9cm for sale!

Thanks, Gary
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 05-03-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By hilltime
Wow, I want to go to yard sales in your area!!!!...

Wow, I want to go to yard sales in your area!!!! Unbelievable.
I once had an all chrome Ultron 50/F2, which was on an early Prominent so I assumed the chrome ring was exchanged for black a bit later...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-21-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 10,415
Posted By hilltime
Auto Terra

Ah yes, the Auto Terras, probably my fave fixed lens camera which maybe shouldn't go under this topic as it truly is a Other RF or Fixed lens RF.

I'm not sure in our conversation if I told you I got...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-18-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 10,415
Posted By hilltime
I applaud you for being so determined with the...

I applaud you for being so determined with the Mamiya 35 F/2 and hope the shutter situation gets resolved. You probably curse me everytime you think of this camera, but it was probably the rarest...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 10-24-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 2,473
Posted By hilltime
Canon Zoom Viewfinder

I have recently come across a Canon Zoom viewfinder which has markings for 21,25,28 and 35,40,45, and 50mm clickstops. The view appears to be only the 35,40,45, and 50 mm views. My question is there...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,249
Posted By hilltime
I have five from the Auto Tera IIB to the Auto...

I have five from the Auto Tera IIB to the Auto Terra Super L. Love them all and it has taken me 25 years to get them. Plover and Zunow lenses.
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-04-2015
Replies: 38
Views: 4,249
Posted By hilltime
I think you might be referring to the Praktica...

I think you might be referring to the Praktica Super which I believe had motor drive capability with a 55mm/F1.4 Carl Zeiss Jena lens, very big, very heavy, and very, very $$$.
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-17-2014
Replies: 79
Views: 9,199
Posted By hilltime
Many years ago I had a friend who had used a...

Many years ago I had a friend who had used a number of Leicas in his life. He eventually paired down his stable to an M6 and bought the then just released Minilux. He always raved about how great his...
Forum: Other RF 07-02-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 22,189
Posted By hilltime
My mistake in the previous post. I should have...

My mistake in the previous post. I should have been quoting the more common lens as 5cm/F2.8, not 4.5cm.
Gary Hill
Forum: Other RF 07-02-2014
Replies: 111
Views: 22,189
Posted By hilltime
There is a Model with a 4.8cm/F2 lens as I have...

There is a Model with a 4.8cm/F2 lens as I have one. When I first purchased this camera approx. 10 years ago I assumed it was the lens the model was designed with, but found out later the much more...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 06-07-2014
Replies: 160
Views: 27,872
Posted By hilltime
Fixed Lens RF

After a lot of thought on this subject, I think I would have to go with my Voigtlander Perkeo E with it's Color-Scopar 80/3.5. Medium format quality in the size of a compact 35mm body. If pressed, in...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-22-2014
Replies: 5,588
Views: 972,559
Posted By hilltime
Latest addition to my rangefinder lenses...Topcor...

Latest addition to my rangefinder lenses...Topcor 3.5cm/F2.8. Fits nicely on the Leotax FV.
Forum: Zeiss Contax 02-20-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By hilltime
Yes, it is a body cap for the IIA or IIIA. I have...

Yes, it is a body cap for the IIA or IIIA. I have the exact cap and packaging, but I have used mine. Works like a charm!
Forum: Zeiss Contax 01-27-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By hilltime
Of course the original Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart shade...

Of course the original Zeiss Ikon Stuttgart shade S1119 was designed for the 50mm Sonnars. I have one and it is visible in the viewfinder but I guess the original Zeiss engineers didn't think it was...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-21-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By hilltime
Amazing detail and color. I'd certainly be happy....

Amazing detail and color. I'd certainly be happy. Makes me want to go shoot my 5cm/F2 version right now!
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By hilltime
Yes, I have an Exakta lens to Micro 4/3 adapter...

Yes, I have an Exakta lens to Micro 4/3 adapter and was using a Meyer 100mm Trioplan a few weeks ago. Just got me thinking how nice it would be to have an adapter for my Leica IIIg, Leotax FV,...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By hilltime
You make some very good points. Yes I have a 20mm...

You make some very good points. Yes I have a 20mm Flektogon, but really would like to mount the 85/1.5 Ennaston SII. I can imagine trying to focus that wide open! I can understand why there hasn't...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By hilltime
This makes sense about the RF coupling, but I...

This makes sense about the RF coupling, but I still wonder why there hasn't been a non-RF coupling adapter made? Infinity focus could still be achieved, right?
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By hilltime
You are right, but the RF coupling for LTM would...

You are right, but the RF coupling for LTM would be made on the lens adapter which would screw into the body and connect with the cam arrangement.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 01-16-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By hilltime
Exakta Lenses to LTM Bodies

I have in my collection a number of Exakta mount lenses ( some exotics like a Enna 85/1.5, black Meyer Domiron 50/2, etc) and am wondering why no one has made any type of lens adapter to use these...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-02-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By hilltime
I think the 50/1.8 was sold with the very last...

I think the 50/1.8 was sold with the very last Leotax manufactured, the G model.
Very rare and very expensive, so you have a nice find.
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-01-2014
Replies: 65
Views: 27,026
Posted By hilltime
I have watched this thread for a long time and am...

I have watched this thread for a long time and am now able to post my comments. Great lens, mine is #1201xxx, and has a metric scale mounted on a IIB, # 108xxx, but bought at separate times. One of...
Forum: RFF Polls 01-01-2014
Replies: 303
Views: 126,969
Posted By hilltime
For me, it's the classic series Olympus SII. For...

For me, it's the classic series Olympus SII. For many years when I was using my SII with the 4.8cm/F2.8, people on the street would ask "What Leica is that?". Great results with the classic look and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-01-2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4,561
Posted By hilltime
Leonon 5cm/F2-Any Results?

Hi David,
Finally back on RFF after a long hiatus of not being able to post. I hope my account is finally straightened out. Wondering if you have had any chance of using the Leonon 5cm/F2 yet? It has...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 05-21-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 11,376
Posted By hilltime
Hi David, Nice shots from the Xenogon. I did a...

Hi David,
Nice shots from the Xenogon. I did a post on this lens back in November 2010 and you responded you had recently bought one. I haven't used mine since
a vacation trip to GA, but now I'll...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 04-27-2011
Replies: 81
Views: 14,771
Posted By hilltime
For me, I'll second Roger...... the R2 Olive. Get...

For me, I'll second Roger...... the R2 Olive. Get more comments when using
this camera than any other I carry. A 17yr.old young lady in Cozumel thought
it was "very Sexy". It does everything I need...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-08-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 7,048
Posted By hilltime
Smile Agfa Super Isolette $$$

I have recently seen a number of Agfa Super Isolette's with the Solinar 75/3.5 lens going for some big bucks on Ebay. Am I missing the boat here about this
camera? Is it better or it's lens better...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-21-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,234
Posted By hilltime
I have through the years acquired an 80mm/1.8,...

I have through the years acquired an 80mm/1.8, 80mm/3.5, 105mm/2 all LTM as well as a 135/2.8 for Exacta. These were all purchased after buying the 35/2.8 and finding the great image quality from...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 12-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 3,234
Posted By hilltime
I have a Topcon 35-S and the later Topcon 35-L...

I have a Topcon 35-S and the later Topcon 35-L which had the
availability of a unique Topcon meter made for it, as well as the
LV shutter/aperture combination. Two of my favorite...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-19-2010
Replies: 10
Views: 3,234
Posted By hilltime
Komura 36mm/F1.8 Lens

I've recently been using my Komura 35/2.8 LTM lens and have been searching
around for info about the 36mm/1.8. Have seen pics on this forum of this lens
and a description of filter size. It's very...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-22-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By hilltime
Hi David, This is a branded "Leotax" black lens...

Hi David,
This is a branded "Leotax" black lens hood which states as engraving: 1:2.8,
1:2 f=5cm =40.5 Japan. My supposition is there is a missing slip on clamp or someone ground off the 40.5 screw...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-21-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By hilltime
Question Leotax 40.5 Black Lens Hood

I have recently acquired a black Leotax 40.5mm lens hood. The puzzling part is there are no screw threads on the rear and the opening is too small to slip over my Topcor 50/2 and 50/1.5 lenses which...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,480
Posted By hilltime
Maybe a couple more. Gary Hill

Maybe a couple more.
Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-12-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,480
Posted By hilltime
Here are few shots with the 35/2.8 Xenogon shot...

Here are few shots with the 35/2.8 Xenogon shot on Fuji 400 Superior mounted on a Voigtlander R2 Olive body.
Regards,
Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-10-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,480
Posted By hilltime
After a very good professional cleaning from John...

After a very good professional cleaning from John at Focal Point, this lens was what I was expecting, although a bit lower in contrast than the Leica lenses I am used to. But what a difference and...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 5,736
Posted By hilltime
Simlar 5cm/1.5- Topcor 5cm/1.5

The filter size on mine is 40.5 and ser#153xxx, F stop 1.5-16. Always wanted to compare it to the Zeiss Sonnar 5cm/1.5, which in my experience has always been tops.
Gary Hill
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 11-10-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 5,736
Posted By hilltime
Simlar 5cm/F1.5

I have the later Topcon 5cm/F1.5 which came on a Leotax F body. I assume this is the same lens just rebadged "Topcon". Again it is a very heavy chrome over brass construction which I have used for...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 10-29-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,022
Posted By hilltime
Smile Neoca IIIS Rangefinder

I have two Neoca IIIS cameras and both seem to have an off kilter front focusing unit. This camera is very similar to the 2S with the front focusing
cell, but it has a Neoca 45/2.8 lens like the...
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 09-27-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,872
Posted By hilltime
Neoca rangefinder cameras

I have a question if anyone is familiar with a Neoca IIIS?
The front focusing cell seems to cocked at an angle and not completely parrallel to the lens barrel. When focusing this unit it focuses...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 06-04-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 3,480
Posted By hilltime
Schneider 35/2.8 Xenogon LTM Lens

Recently picked this lens up and looked forward to its results. To say I was very disappointed is an understatement. MY example does have some haze and minor fungus issues, but the results with Fuji...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-13-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,813
Posted By hilltime
I don't know how difficult it will be removing...

I don't know how difficult it will be removing the old bellows. I've been told it's not too bad with the right tools. There's the rub. I don't think a hack saw and a hammer qualify.
Gary Hill
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-12-2010
Replies: 22
Views: 3,813
Posted By hilltime
BellowsReplacement for Minesix Super 66

I am needing a bellows replacement for my latest Minesix Super 66. Anyone know of a reliable source either for the replacement bellows or someone who can do the whole job?
Regards,
Gary Hill:)
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 02-02-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By hilltime
Hi scottyb70, I do have two Minesix 66s and...

Hi scottyb70,

I do have two Minesix 66s and wouldn't mind one for any parts needed. I don't think I'd want to rebuild, but if you're going to get rid of it for shipping costs, I'd be...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-24-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By hilltime
Beautiful lens and I agree with David, most of...

Beautiful lens and I agree with David, most of the allure for me about these classic pieces, is the quality craftsmanship which has gone into the manufacture.Light weight aside, give me some...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-23-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By hilltime
Thanks for the info! Gary

Thanks for the info!
Gary
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-23-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By hilltime
I think you have a Super 66 also, as it has a...

I think you have a Super 66 also, as it has a meter.
Regards,
Gary
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 01-22-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By hilltime
Minesix 120 RF

Anyone have any info or pics of these RF 120 folders?
I have two Super 66's but am looking for a IIIS.
Regards,
Gary
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,815
Posted By hilltime
Topcor 90/3.5 LTM

Does anyone have a Topcor 90/3.5 lens for LTM and could you tell me it's filter size?
Regards,
Gary
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-06-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,296
Posted By hilltime
Again, thanks for the knowledge. Gary

Again, thanks for the knowledge.
Gary
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 03-01-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,296
Posted By hilltime
Thanks for the info and concise history. Would...

Thanks for the info and concise history. Would you have any knowledge of an original case for these cameras as to size, shape, material?
Regards,
Gary
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 02-27-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 6,296
Posted By hilltime
Question Zeiss-Ikon S312/ Voigtlander VF 101

I have recently purchased a Zeiss S312 which led me to find a Voigtlander VF 101 for comparison. Both cameras are close in size and shape with the Zeiss, being earlier, having slightly different...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-22-2009
Replies: 41
Views: 25,608
Posted By hilltime
I own a Topcon 50/1.5, Topcon 50/2, as well as a...

I own a Topcon 50/1.5, Topcon 50/2, as well as a Fujinon 35/2 which I use on my Leotax F, TV2, and FV as well as a Voigtlander Bessa R2. Top notch lenses which I have paid $$$ for but in comparison...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 02-20-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 3,272
Posted By hilltime
Leotax F Instructions

I actually have an original instruction book for my Leotax F. For a few$ shipping, I'd be glad to make you a copy. It won't be quite as fancy as those $10 scan jobs. Actually, the text translation...
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