Voigtländer Brillant (1932)

What is it? This is a Voigtländer Brillant, a medium format Pseudo-TLR made by Voigtländer of Germany between the years of 1932 and 1937.  This is the original variant with an all metal body and non focusing viewfinder.  Although aimed at the low end of the market, it was a well …

Voigtländer Vitomatic IIa (1960)

What is it? This is a Voigtländer Vitomatic IIa 35mm rangefinder camera made by Voigtländer from 1960 to 1964.  The Vitomatic IIa was a compact but very heavy camera that packed quite a bit of features into such a small body.  It had a coupled selenium cell exposure meter with a match …

Voigtländer Rollfilm (1927)

What is it? This is a Voigtländer Rollfilm folding camera that was made between the years of 1927 – 1931.  The Rollfilm was one of Voigtländer’s first attempts at a camera that used roll film.  I guess they didn’t think it was necessary to give it a unique sounding name, and just …

Voigtländer Vito II (1951)

What is it? This is a Voigtländer Vito II 35mm folding camera which was in production from 1949 – 1954.  The Vito II was the successor to the earlier Vito model which was introduced in the late 30s as Voigtländer’s first 35mm camera.  The first Vito did not use standard 135 format …