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Ricoh manufactured a series of Twin Lens Reflex Cameras in the 1950’s.

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Ricoh manufactured a series of Twin Lens Reflex Cameras in the 1950s. There were two basic lines; the first was a series of low-cost TLRs made out of stamped metal components. These cameras are easily recognized by their geared focusing rings. These were sold in huge numbers by Ricoh.

 

Ricohflex Model VI: Introduced in 1953, is a manual 6×6 format camera without a light meter, using knob film advance with a “red window”.

A manual 6×6 format camera, without a light meter, uses knob film advance with a “red window”.

The Ricohflex VI combined an Anastigmat camera lens and a Viewer finder lens. It was also sold as the Victaflex.

In 1953 this sold at the competitive price of USD $49.95, including the case.

 

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