Braun Paxette interchangeable lens viewfinder camera

This is a look at the Braun Paxette interchangeable lens, viewfinder camera which was made by Braun of Nuremberg in the early 1950s. Braun Paxette Viewfinder camera images My Braun Paxette camera I found this camera as an untested auction sale on eBay with a starting price of £0.99 and eventually bought it for about £12 including the postage. When it arrived a few days after the sale ended, I discovered a clean unit in pretty good condition cosmetically, with […]

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Braun Super Paxette II

The Braun Super Paxette II is the latest addition to my vintage camera collection and is a 35mm, interchangeable lens, rangefinder camera made by Braun in Germany in about 1956. Braun Super Paxette II Images My Super Paxette II Camera I found this camera looking pretty lonely on eBay and, feeling sorry for it, I made a bid and bought it for about £8. It was sold without any guarantee that it would work and I found when I received […]

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Braun Paxette Electromatic viewfinder camera

This Braun Paxette Electromatic is the latest addition to my vintage camera collection, which I picked up for a couple of pounds last week. It is a viewfinder 35mm camera made around about 1959 in Germany. At the time of manufacture it was advertised as the worlds first fully automatic camera because it uses a selenium cell to control the lens aperture and has a simple go/no-go indicator in the viewfinder. The camera was also sometimes referred to as the […]

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