WIDOK - (Kamera Polska)

 WIDOK -  Camera made by Kamera Polska company of (KA-POL) Paweł Sobkowski in Chodzież

 

Manufacturer Paweł Sobkowski Zakłady Mechaniczne Kamera-Polska (KA-POL) in Chodzież
Model
WIDOK
Type
Tailboard camera, single bellows extension
Film
Glass plates and film rolls 6,5 x 9 or 9 x 12 cm
Years of production 1933 - ?
Body
Most likely wooden, covered with waterproof libroid and metal camera front
Lens

KAPOLAR 1:6,3 (anastygmat) – focal length 105 mm

SYTAR 1:6,3 (double anastigmat)

Shutter

VARIO (B, T, 1/25, 1/50, 1/100)

IBSOR (B, T, 1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50 i 1/100)

Diaphragm Iris
Viewfinder Mirror
Focus
On focusing screen
Tripod socket  
Socket for shutter release cable
Additional equipment Metal box, focusing screen case, shutter release cable
Price (1933) 58,50 - 100 zł – depending on the size of  lens and shutter
Number produced Several dozen

 

WIDOK was equipped with imported lenses (Sytar and Kapolar) and shutters (Vario and Ibsor).

Negative Lens
Shutter Catalogue no.
9 x 12 cm SYTAR IBSOR KP / WID / 10 / 10
9 x 12 cm KAPOLAR VARIO KP / WID / 10 / 20
9 x 12 cm KAPOLAR IBSOR KP / WID / 10 / 30
6,5 x 9 cm KAPOLAR VARIO KP / WID / 20 / 10
6,5 x 9 cm KAPOLAR IBSOR KP / WID / 20 / 20

 

 Excerpt from the article Kamera Polska 1933

 

Advertisement published in the monthly FOTO-AMATOR in 1933

 

 It is unknown how many copies of WIDOK survived to our times, yet we managed to find information, that there is still one camera model intact.

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