Nice. One sees a lot more of these 1970's era Kardan Colors in 4x5.

First thing to be aware of is the operation of a Compur air braked shutter. Don't try to cock the shutter and fire it on the B or T settings, or you'll strip it. You only need to cock it for the timed settings.

You can order a copy of "The Linhof Story" from the German Linhof website for the history of Linhof cameras. You can also get some information from Bob Salomon at HP Marketing, the US rep for Linhof.