Japanese Alta vintage Leica Copy 35mm rangefinder FILM camera. Which means #7 camera made.Cosmetic condition is Ex or 8 of 10. Shutter is working, but 1 sec is little slow. Top is clean with few marks, bottom plate has some visible marks. Fairly Clear viewfinder (for the age). The Alta was a successor of the. After the production of the Chiyotax was stopped, perhaps because Reise lost support from its distributor Chiyoda Shokai, the company's manager and a team of workers were hired by Misuzu Kogaku Kogyo and continued the production of the camera as the Alta. The advance knob contains a film reminder at the top, with COLOR, ASA 20 EXP. The viewfinder and rangefinder housing is also patterned after the Leica. The two eyepieces are somewhat distant, as on the Leica.
The viewfinder has 0.5× magnification, and the rangefinder has 1.5× magnification, giving an effective base length of 47mm. The rangefinder eyepiece has a diopter correction lever. The rangefinder is coupled until 3.5ft.
And the close focusing distance of 1.5ft available on the dedicated Altanon lenses is not coupled. The viewfinder housing is engraved Alta and Misuzu Kogaku Kogyo Co. Together with a serial number and a mark indicating the position of the film plane. The camera has a Leica TM and a horizontally running focal-plane shutter.
The main speed dial has the following positions: B, 30-1, 50, 75, 100, 200, 500. Most cameras have a dot on the top plate, next to the main speed dial, allowing to set the fast speed before winding. The slow speed dial is on the front of the camera, with T, 1, 2, 4, 8, 30 positions. Sells with NO RESERVE at price of. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras".
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