James's Camera Collection: Kodak Recomar 33

Kodak Recomar 33 Germany Company History Owner's Manual 35mm cameras Camerapedia
Kodak Recomar 33
Camera type: Single-Lens Reflex (SLR)
Film type: Sheet Film (9x12 cm)
Approx. dates of manufacture: 1928 - 1939
Approx. original price: $unknown
Approx. street value: $tbd

Nagel-Werke in Germany introduced this in 1928 as the Nagel 33, then the Recomar 33. Kodak bought the company in 1932 and the Recomar was rebadged as a Kodak.

There are two versions of the Recomar; the 18 is similar but a smaller format (6-½ x 9cm).

The cameras were manufactured until 1939, when World War II shut down production.

Mine has a Kalart rangefinder, which was a non-standard accessory.

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