Camerapedia Wiki

Beier Box Cameras

5,981pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Box 0 3

Box 0 image in Altissa Museum

Beier Box cameras were medium format 120 roll film cameras, made by Beier and produced between 1928-38.

The series have metal bodies. The early models (c.1928) were very similar to the early Balda and Altissa 6x9cm box cameras where the front opens. [1]


Box 0Edit

  • Produced between c.1928-38
  • These cameras were offered in two formats: 6x9cm model and 4.5x6cm model (c.1937)
  • Basic Beier Box model
  • Meniscus lens
  • One speed rotary shutter
  • Waist level reflex finders
  • Early models (c.1928) are available in black, grey, green, brown, red and blue colour finishes and nickeled front trim
  • Later the nickeled trim is diamond shape on the front plate
Box 0 1

Box 0 late model

Box I

Box I

Box IEdit

  • Produced between c.1928-35
  • Format: 6x9cm
  • Periskop (Doppel-Objektiv, Doublet lens) f/11
  • Waist level reflex finders and wire frame sports finder
  • There were coloured versions

Box I AEdit

  • Introduced in c.1937
  • Dual format version of Box I, 6x9cm and 4.5x6cm

Box IIEdit

  • Produced between c.1933-38
  • These cameras were offered in two formats: 6x9cm model and 4.5x6cm model (c.1937)
  • Similar to Box 0, but with a doublet lens, built-in close-up lens, wire frame sport finder

Box II AEdit

  • Dual format version of Box II, 6x9cm and 4.5x6cm

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. McKeown'sp.118-19


Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki