KORONA TANKETTE - (Bracia Pawelscy)

KORONA TANKETTE

Camera made by Pawelscy Brothers (Bracia Pawelscy) in Warsaw

 

Manufacturer

Bracia Pawelscy Hardware Factory  in Warsaw

/Fabryka Wyrobów Metalowych Bracia Pawelscy w Warszawie/

Known also as:

"KORONA" Camera Factory Pawelscy Brothers in Warsaw

/"KORONA" Fabryka Aparatów Fotograficznych Bracia Pawelscy w Warszawie/

Earlier trade name:

Factory of Haberdashery Wares & Hairdressing Gear Pawelscy Brothers in Warsaw

/Fabryka Wyrobów Galanteryjno-Metalowych oraz Przyborów Fryzjersko-Toaletowych Bracia Pawelscy w Warszawie/

Model
KORONA TANKETTE
Type
Viewfinder
Film
Film coil type 127
Format
3 x 4 cm (16 photos)
Years of production 1938 - 1939
Body
metal
Lens fix-focus  - single lens, f = 1:8, focal length 60 mm, produced by Polish Optical Industries – PZO in Warsaw
Shutter Disc, shutter speed (approx. 1/50) + B
Diaphragm pinhole, three ranges
Viewfinder Frame, folded
Focus
stałe (fix focus)
Tripod socket 3/8"
Additional equipment Camera Case
Price (1934 rok) 22,- zł

 

There are two versions of KORONA  TANKETTE - earlier version - and later, improved - with the different lensboard.


In the picture next to it – advertisement of KORONA-TANKETTE that includes information on the improvements. Unfortunately, I do not have information about the specific improvements that were implemented.

KORONA -TANKETTE - a copy can be found in the Museum of the History of Photography in Krakow - an earlier version of the camera. Photography - Museum of the History of Photography.

 

No: BP/KT/10/10

      

KORONA-TANKETTE - copy found in private collection - modernized version of the camera.


Photography by - Jacek Przybyszewski

 

No: BP/KT/10/20

 

Information about the camera - June 1938, published in the journal Nowy Głos - Żydowski Dziennik Poranny

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