Voigtlander Cameras - booklet
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Voigtlander 35mm VITO II
36 EXPOSURES per cartridge
1" x 11/2" (24 x 36 mm)
A smart, streamlined, pocket-size, camera, the only one in this price range equipped with the new Voigtlander high efficiency anastigmat COLOR-SKOPAR f:3.5 in X/Compur-Rapid or Prontor-S shutter, both
-"synchronized for flash. Optical direct-vision finder, film counter, double lock, depth-of-field scale are some of the features. Operated at eyelevel for rapid shooting; scales visible from above. Partly exposed films can be interchanged very easily. A small, versatile camera at a reasonable price.

Dimensions: 51/8 x 2 7/8 x 1 5/8 ins. Weight: about 16 oz. 
VITO II with Color-Skopar f:3.5 lens (50mm) in Prontor-S Shutter, 
1 sec. to 1 /300th; with built-in flash and built-in self-timer.

VITO II with Color-Skopar f:3.5 lens (50mm) in Compur Rapid Shutter, 
1 sec. to 1 /500th; with built-in flash.

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE
Eveready Carrying Case
29mm light Yellow filter
29mm medium Yellow Filter  
29mm Chrome Lens Hood 
29mm Focal Lens No. 1
for close-ups 18" to 31 1/2"
29mm Focal Len: No. 2
for close-ups 12" to 17"


  
35mm Voigtlander Vitessa
36 EXPOSURES per cartr'dge 1" x 1/2" (24 x 36 mm)
A most interesting camera of new design developed Voigtlander. Its outstanding feature is the quickwind coupling: one press-clickl-transports the film, counts ,he exposure, winds the shutter ready for shooting. In addition, there is the telemeter finder (viewfinder and rangefinder in one eye-piece) with parallax correction, Compur shutter synchronized for flash, film counter, double lock, and scratch-proof pressure plate.
A smart, most up-to-date pocket camera. Small, handy and beautifully finished with no jutting-out parts. Press ... snap! Almost as quickly as you can say it! Just the thing for sequence shots of important highlights of sporting events.
Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 3 x 1 5/8 ins.   Weight: about 24 oz.. 
VITESSA with Ultron f:2 lens (50mm) in Compur Rapid Shutter: 1 sec. to
1/500th; with built-in flash.  
 

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE:
Eveready Carrying Case
32mm Light Yellow Filter
32mm Medium Yellow Filter
32mm Chrome Lens Hood
32mm Focal Lens No.1
for close-ups 18" to 311/2"
32mm Focal Lens No. 2
for close-ups 12" to 17"


33 mm Voigtlander Prominent
36 EXPOSURES per cartridge
1" x 1 1/2" (24 x 36 mm)

There are good cameras, there are very good cameras, and then there is the new Voigtlander PROMINENT. It is designed for interchangeable lenses, diaphragm shutter, telemeter-finder (viewfinder and rangefinder in one eye-piece) coupled with the lens. Shutter setting coupled with film winding. Sharply outlined pictures with electronic flash at 1/500th second!  Operated at eye level, it is eminently suitable for quick shooting. Partly exposed films can be interchanged very easily. The first-class miniature camera for the press photographer or the exacting amateur.
Dimensions: 51/4 x 3 5/8 x 31/4 ins.   Weight: about 31 oz. /without lens about 25 oz.

PROMINENT with Nokton f:1.5 lens (50mm) in Comour Rapid fully synchronized shutter, 
1 sec. to1 /500th, with built-in self timer.
PROMINENT with Ultron f:2 lens (50mm) in Compur Rapid fully synchronized shutter, 
1 sec. to
1 /500th, with built-in self-timer.

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE:
Eveready Carrying Case
47mm Light Yellow Filter
47mm Medium Yellow Filter
47mm Chrome Lens hood
47mm Focal Lens No. 1
for close-ups 17" to 32,:9
47mm Focal Lens No.2
for close-ups 12" to 17"


35mm Voigtlander Perkeo I
2 1/4
x 2 1/4  (6 x 6 cm)
12 EXPOSURES per roll
This small, light-weight camera takes pictures 21/4" x 21/4", just large enough for the album. It incorporates the essential features of modern camera construction: smart appearance, chrome trim, streamlined body, all parts conveniently located for comfortable shooting, new Voigtlander anastigmat VASKAR f:4.5, plus locking device, flash contact, self-timer, zone focusing for snapshots, depth-of-field ring, and others. A good camera for the amateur, easy to handle, at a moderate price.
Dimensions: 5 x 31/2 x 1-11/16th ins.   Weight: about 16 oz.
PERKEO I with Vaskar f:4.5 lens (75mm) in Pronto Shutter, 1/25 to 1/200 sec.; 
with built-in flash and built-in self-timer.  

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE: 
Eveready Carrying Case
32mm Light Yellow Filter
32mm Medium Yellow Filter
32mm Chrome Lens Hood
32mm Focal Lens No.1
   for close-ups 18" to 31"
32mm Focal Lens No. 2
   for close-ups 12 1/2" to 17 1/2


35mm Voigtlander Perkeo II
21/4 X 2 1/4
(6 x6 cm)
12 EXPOSURES per roll
As small as PERKEO 1, this model is of even still smarter appearance, more versatile and of even higher performance, being equipped with the new high-efficiency anastigmat COLOR-SKOPAR f:3.5. The fast lens combined with the speed of the Compur-Rapid shutter makes it possible to photograph fast-moving subjects under poor light conditions. Other advantages over model I are these: Film winding automatically interlocked with film-counter from I to 12, and double exposure prevention. A perfect 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 camera for black-and-white as well as color.
Dimensions: 5 x 31/2 x 1-11/16th ins.   Weight: about 18 oz.
PERKEO II with Color-Skopar f:3.5 lens (80 mm) in Synchro-Compur fully synchronized M-X Shutter, 
1 sec. to 1 /500th.   

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE:
Eveready Carry Case
32mm Light Yellow Filter
32mm Medium Yellow Filter
32mm Chrome Lens Hood
32mm Focar Lens No. 1
for close-ups 18" to 31"
32mm Focal Lens No. 2
for close-ups 12 1/2" to 17 1/2"


35mm Voigtlander Bessa I
2 1/4 x 3 1/4"
(6 x 9cm)
8 EXPOSURES   OR
1 5/8" x 2 1/4" (41/2 x6cm) 
16 EXPOSURES
This newest model of the BESSA I (of which over 800,000 are in use throughout the world) represents the latest refinement in -the development of this camera. Self-timer, optical direct vision finder corrected for parallax, double exposure prevention device. A special mask is provided which allows 16 pictures 1 5/8" x 2 1/4" per roll. Any 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" film can be used, whether on 120 or 620 spools. This new BESSA is destined to make a great number of friends, just as the former models did.

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 3 Y8 x 1 7/8 ins. Weight: about 27 oz. BESSA I with Vaskar f,-4.5 lens (105mm) in Prontor-Shutter, 1 sec. to 1 /250th; with built-in flash and built-in self-timer.   
BESSA I with Color-Skopar f:3.5 lens (105mm) in Prontor-S Shutter, 1 sec. to 1 /250th; 
with built-in flash and built-in self-timer.
BESSA I with Color-Skop f:3.5 lens (10 m) in Compur-Rapid fully
synchronized Shutter, 1 sec. to 1/500, with self-timer.

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE:
Eveready Carrying Case
37mm Light Yellow Filter
37mm Medium Yellow Filter
37mm Chrome Lens Hood
37mm Focal Lens No. 1
for close-ups 17" to 32"
37mm Focal Lens No. 2
for close-ups 12" to 17"


35mm Voigtlander Rangefinder Bessa II
2 1/4"x 3 1/4
(6 x9 cm)
8 EXPOSURES
This smart, particularly beautifully shaped camera with its precision telemeter-finder (combined viewfinder-rangefinder) is the model for the amateur pictorialist who prefers a larger picture size.
It is the only camera equipped with the new high-efficiency anastigmat COLOR-HELIAR f:3.5 (or COLOR-SKOPAR f:3.5), and possesses a range of high-class technical features: Compur-Rapid shutter with self-timer, fully synchronized for flash, depth-of-field ring, all parts conveniently located for quick operation, all scales visible from above.
Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 4 x 2 ins.   Weight: about 31 oz.

RANGEFINDER BESSA II with Color-Skopar f:3.5 lens (105mm) in Compur y Rapid fully synchronized M-X shutter, 1 sec. to 1/500th; built-in self-timer. RANGEFINDER BESSA II with Color-Heliar f:3.5 lens (105mm) in Compur Rapid fully synchronized M-X shutter, 1 sec. to 1 /500th; built-in self-timer. 

ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE:
Eveready Carrying Case
37mm Light Yellow Filter
37mm Medium Yellow Filter
37mm Chrome Lens Hood
37mm Focal Lens No. 1
for close-ups 17" to 32"
37mm Focal Lens No. 2
for close-ups 12" to 17"

Voigtlander Kontur Sports finder
Both eyes are kept open while sighting the subject. The eye watching the subject directly will see it in its full size and brightness, while the eye looking into the finder will see a dark area with four solid white lines forming a rectangle.  These solid lines show the field embraced by the camera when taking medium or distant shots.
There is also a dotted (parallax) area which indicates the exact angle of view when shooting close-ups at a distance of 3 feet. A small bright luminous dot shows the center of the field.
You simply study the composition of your picture or watch your subject to capture peak expression or action while you keep both eyes open all the, time.
Has fitting to attach to standard shoes. Special clip-on adapters are available for Voigtlander cameras not equipped with shoes.