Apparat and Kamerabau Akarette II

The Akarette II, made by German company Apparat & Kamerabau is surprisingly good. It’s scale focus and 50mm lens produce nice results. A  75mm lens was also available and the camera has a switch on the viewfinder to adjust to the difference in focal lengths.

Make Apparat & Kamerabau
Model Akarette II
Year 1950
Format 35mm
Shutter Prontor-S Leaf Shutter
Speed B, 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 300
Lens Schneider-Kreuznach
Radionar f3.5 50mm
Focus 1m – ∞
Aperture f3.5 to 16
Light Meter No
Rangefinder Yes

Example Photos (UltraFine 100, HC-110 stand-developed)

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