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General Condition: 

The body is in overall good condition, with minor signs of previous use.

The original leather covering is in very good condition. 

The focusing hood works great as it should.

 

Both  lenses are in good condition without fungi, haze or  separation.

There are some light cleaning marks on the taking lens that have no effect on the picture quality (check the picture gallery taken with the camera in our final test)

The Synchro-compur shutter has been cleaned and re-lubricated  and now works very well at all speeds. 

The self timer is operational .

The flash connection has been tested and works fine.

What we've done:

We did a full overhaul of the camera.

The front and the optical elements have been disassembled and cleaned up.

The cranking system  has been fully overhauled, cleaned up, lubricated and tested.

Same for the focussing system which has been adjusted after full overhaul, cleaning and lubrication.

We fully checked the camera and all movements are  fine.

IMPORTANT:

  • Particularity of the Compur-Rapid shutter:  do not try to select the shutter speed at 1/500 when the shutter is cocked! It will not be possible, so please do not force it. If you want to select 1/500, you must not advance the film to the next shot prior to do so.First engage it on 1/500 before cocking the shutter/advancing the film. Also if you are at 1/500 and want to set another speed, do it before cocking.
  • IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH ROLLEIFLEX AUTOMAT, HERE IS A LINK ON HOW TO LOAD THE FILM.  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.

Rolleiflex 3.5A MX model 4 type K4A SN1427046. Fully serviced and film tested

SKU: SN1427046
£570.00Price
Only 1 left in stock
  • Serial Number 1427046

    Production Date: 1951-1954

    Rolleiflex 3.5 A (type K4A)

    Also often called Rolleiflex Automat model 4 type K4A.

    • Format : 12 exposures of 6 x 6 cm on 120 type rollfilm.
    • Furthermore a Plate adapter for sheet film and a Rolleikin adapter for 35mm film cartridges can be used.
    • Taking lens: Carl Zeiss Tessar (Oberkochen Opton) 1:3.5 f=75mm, Coated.
    • Filter Bayonet : Both lenses, size 1.
    • Parallax error correction.
    • Shutter: Compur-Rapid X CR00 leafshutter. Speeds 1 to 1/500 sec. and B.
    • Flash synchronization : Sync socket on frontpanel. For flahsbulbs Class M or Class X.
    • Delay release button, for self-exposure after about 12 sec. delay.
    • Double exposure prevention.
    • Color Lacquer : Black
    • Color Leatherette : Black
    • Production : from 1951 to 1954, about 109.000 units
    • Viewing lens: Heidosmat 1:2.8 f=75mm, coated
    • Shutter: Synchro-Compur MX CR00 leafshutter. Speeds 1 to 1/500 sec. and B.
    • Flash synchronization : Sync socket on frontpanel. M and X synchronization
    • Weight: 970 grams

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