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Zeiss Ikon Box-Tengor 54/2

This is the Zeiss Ikon Box-Tengor which is one of the nicest box cameras I have used. Build quality is solid and thoughtful features, like the shutter lock, make this feel like a premium camera. Everything on this camera works… Read More ›

Watkins Bee Exposure Meter

This is the Watkins Bee Exposure Meter, patented in 1890. This is a pocket-watch sized version of the original light meter produced by Alfred Watkins. It uses round disks of light-sensitive paper and required counting how long it took said… Read More ›

Nikon S2

The Nikon S2 has been on my wish list almost since I started collecting. Thanks to Robert Rotoloni and Mike Eckman I now have the opportunity to own and use this wonderful rangefinder. Much has been written about this camera… Read More ›

Minolta Super A

This is a gorgeous rangefinder that I cannot wait to use. It has classic styling and features that matched or bested many of its rivals. Of particular note are the centrally located shutter speed selector and click-stop aperture ring both… Read More ›

Nikon EM

This Nikon EM was a $10 flea market pickup, with a Nikon E Series f1.8 50mm lens. Originally marketed as an SLR for women, I rank the EM up there with the Olympus OM-1n and Pentax ME Super as one… Read More ›