Kodak Retina 1b type 018

The Kodak Retina 1b (type 018) is an interesting example of the generally amazing Retina lineup. Unlike several of its later brethren, the 018 does not have a rangefinder, nor exposure meter, rather a coupled settings dial keyed to EV numbers from an external meter.

As with all pre war and most post war Retinas, the 018 is solidly built and a joy to operate.

This particular camera is loaded with Ilford Delta 100, pictures will be posted once developed.

Make Kodak
Model Retina 1b type 018
Year 1954-1957
Format 35mm
Shutter Synchro-Compur
Speed B,1,2,4,8,15,30,60,125,250,500
Lens Schneider-Kreuznach Retina-Xenar
f2.8 50mm
Focus 3 ft to ∞
Aperture f2.8 to 22
Light Meter No
Rangefinder No

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