Rolleiflex Automat Type 2

Rolleiflex Automat Type 2

Rolleiflex Automat Type 2

Rolleiflex Automat 6×6 – Model 2 = K4B

April 1939 – October 1945
Serials: 805.000 – 1.050.000 (some shared with Rolleiflex Standard New).

Taking Lens 1939-1945:
Zeiss Tessar 3,5/75, Bayonet I
Finder lens:
Heidoscop Anastigmat 2,8/75mm
Bayonet I
Shutter:
Compur – Rapid, 1 – 1/500 sec., T & B, self timer.
Film: 6×6: B II 8 (120) & 35mm with Rolleikin I adapter set.
Film Transportation: winding lever with auto stop, no red window, film pressure plate without color coating. Lever also cocks the shutter. Double exposure prevention.
Dimensions: 14.0×9.0x9.5cm
Weight: 928 grams.

This model has a hinged back with exposure guide. The camera could be used with Rolleikin I to use 35mm film & with the special glass plate film adapter. The following parts of his model can be modernized to 1955 standard: waist level finder, larger focusing knob, double exposure safety lock, viewing lens bayonet, X-sync contact.
Also useable after modifications: Rolleimarin I under water housing, Rolleimeter, Rolleiflash.