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Praktica FX3


American advertisement for the Praktica FX3

1958 American advertisement for FX3

Focal plane shutter 1/2 sec. to 1/500 sec., B. FP and X sync. Waist-level finder; eye-level pentaprism available as an accessory.

Prices (1959): With 50 mm. f/2.8 Jena T lens £62 10s. 4d. With 50 mm. f/2.9 Meritar £38 12s. 6d. Pentaprism attachment £8 11s.

Note: According to a Pentacon advertising leaflet (1974) the series III FX (1956-1957) was an internal code of the makers. The technical specifcation of the camera was the same as that for the FX2. The FX3 differs from the FX2 in having internal automatic diaphragm stop down

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