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Dreamy Rolleiflex 2.8GX

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Edition 1989 – 1991

  • Manufactured: 1990
  • Pieces: 1500
  • Serial: 5.010.000 – 5.017.999 (4.016.xxx – n/a for cameras made in 1989)
  • Finder Lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur MXV, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6×6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
  • Dimensions: 11.2×10.5×14.8cm
  • Weight: 1,220 grams
  • Notes: Gold plated name plate, metallic gray painted, Napa alligator print leather. Built in exposure metering. Camera technically identical to 2.8 GX.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Expression

  • Manufactured: 1994-1995
  • Pieces: 500
  • Serial: coded, on top of Rollei label.
  • Finder Lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6×6
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,235 grams
  • Notes: Special Edition celebrating 65 Years Rolleiflex TLR cameras. Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter. Cat. No. 79981. Plaque on camera back – Expression 94. Suede leather-like surfaces

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Gold Expression

  • Manufactured: 1994
  • Pieces: 33
  • Serial: Individual numbering 01/33 – 33/33
  • Finder Lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6×6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,275 grams
  • Notes: Special Edition celebrating 65 Years Rolleiflex TLR cameras. Gold plated with brown suede leather-like surfaces. Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells. The background of the Rolleiflex name plate is brown, to match the leather surfaces. All visible metal parts are 24k gold plated.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Helmut Newton

  • Manufactured: 1905
  • Serial: coded
  • Finder Lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Schneider Xenotar 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur MXV, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120/220 for 12 or 24 exposures exp. 6×6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
  • Dimensions: 11.2×10.5×14.8cm
  • Weight: 1,220 grams
  • Notes: Gray leather, Helmut Newton signature on back panel. Built in exposure metering. Camera technically identical to 2.8 GX.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Model K7GX

  • Manufactured: 1987-1994
  • Pieces: 10200
  • Serial: 2.985.501 – later coded
  • Finder Lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6×6
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,235 grams
  • Notes: Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 1 – Royal

  • Manufactured: 1996-2000
  • Pieces: 1000
  • Serial: 10001 – 101000 (200 each year)
  • Finder Lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Seiko # 0, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120 for 12 exposures exp. 6×6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,275 grams
  • Notes: Special Edition mostly gold plated with brown African Lizard surfaces & hand finished Japanese Urushi high gloss lacquer in Royal Blue. Comes in wood presentation box. This camera was presented parallel to a Royal version of the famous Rollei 35

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 2

  • Manufactured: 2000
  • Serial: coded
  • Finder Lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6×6
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,275 grams
  • Notes: The legendary twin-lens reflex camera commemorating the 80th anniversary of Rollei. Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter. Plaque on Camera back – 80 Years. Certificate of authenticity of special edition. Focusing knob with anniversary imprint

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 2 – 75 Years Rollei

  • Manufactured: 1995
  • Pieces: 900
  • Serial: Individual numbering 01/01 – 12/75 (75 each month)
  • Finder Lens: Schneider or Zeiss Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer. (Note: most other GX Models 2 have a Japanese Copal or Seiko shutter)
  • Film: 120 for 12 exposures exp. 6×6, & 35mm adapter Rolleikin 2.
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,275 grams
  • Notes: Special Edition celebrating 75 Years Rollei. Gold plated Rolleiflex plate and shutter release / flash contact. Brown Lizard print leather surfaces. Built in TTL exposure metering with 2 photo cells. Comes with a dedicated book The History of the Twin Lens Rolleiflex in a wood presentation box and included a set of Rolleinar II and III close up lens attachments and certificate.

Rolleiflex 2.8 GX – Model 2 – Club Jersey

  • Manufactured: 1996
  • Pieces: 100
  • Serial: either the name of the owner, or a special combination of letters and numbers on top of Rollei label.
  • Finder Lens: Rollei Heidosmat 2.8/80
  • Taking Lens: Rollei Planar HFT 2.8/80
  • Shutter: Synchro Compur X, 1 – 1/500 sec., B, X-sync., self timer.
  • Film: 120 for 12 exp. 6×6
  • Dimensions: 10.9×10.8×14.7cm
  • Weight: 1,235 grams
  • Notes: Built in TTL exposure metering with additional flash control via SCA 356 adapter. Plaque on camera back – Jersey – Ian Parker. Solid gold Rollei logo on hood. Burgundy red Lizard print leather. CE engraved in bottom tripod plate

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