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The history of Rolleiflex Cameras

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1928

Rolleiflex
Original

First TLR camera ever produced
by FRANKE & HEIDECKE.
1932

Rolleiflex
Standard

First model that uses
120 roll film.
1934

Rolleicord I

First Rolleicord series
that was launched as
the inexpensive version of
Rolleiflex series.
1936

Rolleicord Ia

Longtime seller model
from the prewar to the postwar.

Rolleicord II

Popular model with
bayonet mount on the lens.
1951

Rolleiflex V

(Rolleiflex
Automat MX)

Model that has epoch-making
Automat film loading mechanism.
1953

Rolleiflex
2.8C

First Rolleiflex 2.8 series
for the practical use.

Rolleicord IV

Model with multiple exposures,
and the switchable M & X syncs.
1954

Rolleicord V

First Rolleicord series
that has the light value system
built in the shutter.
1956

Rolleiflex
2.8E

First model that has
built-in electric exposure meter.
1957

Rolleiflex
4 x 4

4x4cm format TLR camera
with stylish design.
1958

Rolleiflex
T

Mid version of Rollei TLR camera.
1959

Rolleiflex
3.5F

Perfection of Rollei TLR camera.

Tele
Rolleiflex

Model with 135mm tele lens.
1960

Rolleiflex
2.8F

Well constructed TLR camera with
the largest lens opening of F2.8.

Rollei Magic

Unique TLR camera
with automatic exposure.
1961

Wide Angle
Rolleiflex

Best TLR camera for scenic photography.
1962

Rolleicord Vb

Last model of Rolleicord series.
1987

Rolleiflex
2.8GX

Last Rolleiflex TLR camera
with TTL metering.
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