The Porst reflex film camera is a version of the Praktina IIA camera for the East German reseller Fa.Porst.

  • one flash socket
  • no logo on the top cover
  • finder lock sign - red dot
  • take-up spool with two slots
  • film reminder
  • additional accessory shoe

Porst Reflex Specifications

Issue VEB Camera Werke
Niedersedlitz from 01.1959 - VEB Kamera- und Kinowerke Dresden
Chief Designer Siegfried Bohm
Production period
June 1958 - May 1960 Total produced as part of the Praktina IIA series (24)
Shutter rubberized fabric with mechanical control, horizontal stroke and double settings for fast and slow speed Available excerpts shutter
B, 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1 / 200,1 / 500, 1/1000
Viewfinder variable angle viewfinder elements (pentaprism, waist level finder, etc.) with variable field of view lenses, including split image rangefinder elements Mirror non-refundable automatically
Film feed film feed knob, film take-up spool, manual frame counter Bayonet mount Praktina bayonetny
automatic aperture control
Self-descent Battery
Metering system
Flash Synchronization X- and F-
Flash indication
no Aperture display in viewfinder
Notes Leatherette finish Lens Jena T 1: 2.8 / 50

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