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Homer Simpson
23rd October 2015, 04:25 PM
Not Olympus but maybe someone can help.
My f in l has given me a camera he "acquired" whilst sorting out a few problems in Germany back in the early half of the 1940s.

I don't want it and would like to see it go to someone ( preferably here) who would appreciate it. Not sure what it's worth, but given its history I plan to give the proceeds to the British legion poppy fund.

Spelling in the title obviously Voigtlander

23rd October 2015, 05:09 PM
Any more info available ? Seems the model, lens and shutter combination is all important. Some are quite pricey.

Homer Simpson
23rd October 2015, 07:18 PM
Have been looking on the web for about an hour the best I can nail it is an inos ii
The shutter is from what I can make out is compur
The lens is Skopur f 4.5 105mm
Found this http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Inos

Was surprised to find Germany (English word) embossed in the leather

Homer Simpson
23rd October 2015, 07:37 PM
This is the only image I can find that matches the lens
The camera is slightly different as it does not have the viewfinder like that.


23rd October 2015, 11:59 PM
Show us a photo of it ID may be easier after that.

This a little peach and I love using it. It is a Vito B.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/11187037535_1b552852d0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/i3yuvv)Vito B 1 (https://flic.kr/p/i3yuvv) by Alf Branch (https://www.flickr.com/photos/32457074@N07/), on Flickr

The other option is to put a film through it and enjoy it.

24th October 2015, 12:47 AM
Vito B, Yes - I owned one for many years, used it so much it eventually went kaput.

Saw one the other day in a camera shop window ...
http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=39763 (see image no. 5)

Homer Simpson
24th October 2015, 08:07 AM

I have computer problems at the moment (using I pad here) the links I have put on are what it looks like.

24th October 2015, 08:33 AM
The first 'proper' camera I used regularly was my mother's Voigtlander Vitoret in the mid-late 1960s.it might still be up in our loft, but what the mice and fungi have done to it over the past 20+ years probably won't be pretty!

It probably took the Kodachrome 25 slide from which I extracted my avatar here.