Jul 19, 2014 I have a Welta Weltax folder on the way. It has a Tessar f3. 5 lens. No rangefinder so it's guessthedistance. But it's described as having a bright viewfinder which matters to me. If you find this manual useful, how about a donation of 3 to: M. Butkus, 29 Lake Ave.High Bridge, NJ and send your email address so I can thank you. Cleaned, Lubricated& Adjusted. Ready for immediate use.
This is a 35mm camera built produced in Germany in 1938 by Welta KameraWerke. It was a quality camera that made common folding cameras of its era pale in comparison. Nov 18, 2016 Laurence wrote: I was able to run a roll through a friend's Welta Weltax (what an Welta weltax manual arts name for a camera!
). This is a fine camera, it felt really solid in my hands. It is a tiny camera. However, the BIG surprise was the capability of the lens. ePHOTOzine has partnered up with OldTimerCameras. com to bring you a selection of Welta (VEB) instruction manuals and related photographic literature for almost every Welta (VEB) camera and Welta Weltax.
The Welta Weltax was manufactured in the Rheinmetall factory during the 40s, only interrupted by the WWII. It is a nonrangefinder camera, very solidly built and with a die cast body. Weltax is a medium format film folding camera made by Welta and introduced in 1938. Its production resumed in 1947. Around 1956, some Weltax cameras production was made by VEB Rheinmetall, engraved with their name on the bottom. Welta continued to manufacture cameras independently for some time, although it absorbed the former Richter company (KameraWerk Tharandt) in 1950.
Welta became part of VEB Kamera and Kinowerke, another Dresden company, in 1959. Mar 10, 2016 Today, I bring you a Welta Weltax folding camera.
This pocket size folder produces 6X4. 5 and 6X6 images. There is an film mask insert that I am lucky enough to have gotten with the purchase of the camera. Feb 03, 2011 Manufactured by VEB Rheinmetall East Germany Model: c. 1955, VEB WeltaKameraWerk designed, Rheinmetall made all Weltax produced between Folder film camera, film 120 roll, dual format 6x6 and 6x4. 5cm w a mask Engraving on the upper front of the Principal's Message About Manual Arts About LA Promise Fund New Student Enrollment Campus Map Bell Schedule Photo Album Freshman Preparatory Academy College Preparatory Magnet School of Business, Education, Service, & Technology School of Medical Sciences, Arts and Technology Welta WeekaKameraWerk was founded on May 6, 1914 at Freital, a suburb of Dresden, in Germany, by Vaurihom Walter (Walter Waurich) and Theodor Weber.
Initially, the company recruited two technicians, who helped in producing a small number of cameras.