Samoca cameras

Vintage Samoca cameras

Samoca LE

Date: 1957
Country of origin: Japan
Rangefinder: Coupled
Meter: Uncoupled, selenium. Sprung flap gives access to low/high ranges
Shutter: Leaf
Speeds: B 1 1/2 1/5 1/10 1/25 1/50 1/100 300
Lens: D.Ezumar (4-element Tessar-type) 50mm 1:2.8
Stops: 2.8 4 5.6 8 11 16 22
Note the ‘old’ shutter speeds. The film-advance is a double-throw type. Sadly the shutter mechanism is completely jammed (despite the ebay description…), so it will be a while before this one works again.

Vintage Samoca cameras - Samoca LE
Samoca LE