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    Can you identify this old (1940's? 50's?) small format prism viewer?

    I've had this for years, can't remember what it goes to. I'm guessing some kind of rangefinder.

    Anyone who can identify this can have it free (just pay postage) if you want it.

    Keith

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    I could be from an Exakta or the early models of mirror attachments for RF Leicas [early 1960's] that made them slrs.

    I will PM my address to you.

    Steve
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    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    Exacta it is.
    Heavily sedated for your protection.

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    Not for the Leica Visioflex. I've got a Visioflex LTM. I had one of these finders on an Exact VX. Could be used on most of the models. Yours is an early version that may not fit on the later Exacta models as thee were minor spec changes making later finders a little loose on the earlier bodies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianL View Post
    Not for the Leica Visioflex. I've got a Visioflex LTM. I had one of these finders on an Exact VX. Could be used on most of the models. Yours is an early version that may not fit on the later Exacta models as thee were minor spec changes making later finders a little loose on the earlier bodies.
    Leica Visioflex ==> That is what I was thinking of. Thank you. I knew I was not imagining it.

    Steve
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    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    KW logo is Praktica factory mark - looks like prismatic finder from a Praktica FX2 1956 - cant post a link but do a google on earlyphotography entry_C533 and there is a picture of it.
    Last edited by dmb; 01-08-2012 at 11:32 AM. Click to view previous post history. Reason: typos



 

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