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DeMaria-Lapierre Telka II

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Telka II is a medium format folding 120 film camera manufactured by DeMaria-Lapierre, Paris, France and introduced in 1950.

There are a few versions of the Telka II. Export versions have bilingual Autocall.


  • Format: 120 roll, 4.5x6cm
  • Self erecting bellows
  • Lenses:
    • Anastigmat Demaria Lapierre 75mm f/3.5 (4 elements)
    • Manar 75mm f/3.5
    • Aperture: f/3.5-f/23
    • Focus range: 1.5-10m +inf
  • Focusing: manual, front element
  • Shutter: Prontor-S, speed 1-1/300 +B
  • Exposure setting aid:(called "Autocal" in French)
    • This is the camera's special exposure setting aid (a kind of exposure table) synchronised with the shutter.It's not coupled to aperture setting.
    • The lens front is masked. This mask has four windows, named in French: gris = grey, sombre = dark, brillant = brilliant, and clair = clear for the light conditions. One or more of the windows show an aperture setting suggestion, the other window(s) the non = not. eg. when the speed setting is 1/25, the aperture numbers appear in windows as Bright = 11, clear = 8, gray = 6.3, dark= not
  • Viewfinder: optical Galilee folding frame
  • Flash sync X and M
  • Self-timer


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