The unique Junior C,
a never heard cameraOriginal Junior
leatherette, C back, numbered distance ring..
Everyone of us knows the
Exakta Junior, few of us knows the Ihagee Junior, but nobody knows the
Exakta Junior C. I
bought it by Jay O. Tepper, USA, when he was in West Hartford.
VP Jr unique Version
If you look at the front of this
camera you can classify it as a Exakta
Junior. But if you look at the back you can
find the “C” back. A distance ring
is needed and you look for it. You find
it. So this camera is not the usual Jr.
It is a very
You can find
more information on third page of this
pdf. The camera is in very nice condition.
you can see the height of the thread is so high
to use the distance ring, while on other Jrs
this is impossible (my opinion: this means that
the lens was made expressly for this camera).
This camera is a Junior, version 2, as
you can see on Aguila &
Rouah book. The back is the same
of the C. The ring has the same body
number, and the engraving is like
that of other Cs I own.
|Some years ago
the late Stein Falchenberg
was making a research on the
early Exakta VP and was
collecting information. I
sent him the photos of this
camera and of the Ihagee
Junior. A few days after he
replied: “... Regarding
your Jr with plate back, it is
certainly the only one I have
continues on the page 3 of the pdf file
Body N. 470030
VP Junior Variant C