Agfa Ambi Silette shutter repair

A little while ago I managed to acquire an Agfa Ambi Silette 35mm rangefinder camera which, I discovered on receipt, had a few problems. My last post dealt with the frame advance system which i needed to clean up and lubricate; this post deals with the next problem area and explains how I went about the Ambi Silette shutter repair. When I first tried to cock and fire the shutter, I found that the shutter blades would move slightly as […]

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Agfa Ambi Silette film advance strip down

A couple of weeks ago, I managed to pick up a camera which I’d been on the look out for for quite a while, an Agfa Ambi Silette 35mm rangefinder. The camera was sold as ‘not guaranteed working’ and that turned out to be quite accurate because it certainly wasn’t working when I tried it! I’ll go into more details in the article but, as a heads up, this post covers the Ambi Silette film advance strip down. The first […]

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