Paxette is a series of 35mm film viewfinder and rangefinder cameras made by Braun and produced between 1951-61. [1]

See also the article Braun Paxette series.

Paxette first series modelsEdit

Paxette (original)Edit


Paxette (original)

  • Introduced in 1951
  • Viewfinder

Paxette I (version 1)Edit

  • Introduced in 1953
  • Viewfinder
  • With knob wind
  • Optical extinction meter
  • Lenses: Steinheil Cassar 45mm f/2.8 or Staeble Kata 45mm f/3.5
  • Shutters: Prontor-SVS or Vario

Paxette I (version 2)Edit

  • Introduced in 1954
  • Viewfinder
  • With rapid lever wind and grey covering

Paxette Ia Edit

  • Produced between 1956-58
  • Viewfinder
  • Optical extinction meter
  • Lenses: Roeschlein Pointar, Plastagon, Staeble Kataplast 45mm f/3.5
  • Shutter: Prontor S

Paxette I ALEdit

  • Introduced in 1958
  • Viewfinder

Paxette IbEdit

Paxette Ib

Paxette Ib

  • Produced between 1956-58
  • Viewfinder
  • Optical extinction meter
  • Lens: Steinheil Cassar 45mm f/2.8
  • Shutter: Prontor-S

Paxette I LEdit

  • Produced between 1958-61
  • Viewfinder

Paxette I MEdit

  • Produced between 1954-58
  • Uncoupled rangefinder
  • Lever wind

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Model list and info are as to McKeown's pp. 152-53


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