In 1950 Ihagee introduced a new Exakta with a sensational innovation. This was the interchangeable viewfinder so that the photographer had the choice between the waist-level finder or eye-level pentaprism. Feel free to print the pdf file for personal use without asking permission. I hope it can help you while your collection is growing!
       

Exakta Varex Screw-on
The “Varex” was destined for the European market. The shutter fires even if the curtains (good) do not work well. Cosmetically fine. There were 2 different types, this is the one with screw on film track cast with chassis, while on the other film track cast with chassis. The wlf is the original, marked Varex.

Body number 676231
Leather case.
Exakta Varex Screw-on

Exakta Varex cast..
The “Varex” was destined for the European market. This camera works well. Cosmetically fine. There were 2 different types, this is the one film track cast with chassis while on the other with there are screws on film track cast.

Body number 691408
Leather case.
Exakta Varex cast with..



 


Exakta V Screw-on
T
he “V” was destined for the US market because the name Varex was a trade mark already registered in US. This camera works well. Cosmetically fine. There were 2 different types, this is the one with screw on film track cast with chassis, while on the other film track cast with chassis. The film pressure plate is different.
Body number 674820
Leather case.
Exakta V - Screw-on jpg

Exakta V cast with..
The “V” was destined for the US market because the name Varex was a trade mark already registered in US. This camera works well. Front plate slightly dented. Cosmetically good. There were 2 different types, this is the one with film track cast with chassis, while on the other there are screws on film track.

Body number 691450
Leather case.
Exakta V cast with..

Exakta Varex Variant
This Varex is like a Varex IIa Version 1, 3 bipolar plugs and hinged back. Cosmetically very fine. Shutter works but curtains slow at slow speeds.

Body number 531972Leather case.
Exakta Varex Variant

 

 

 

 
       
       

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