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OverviewEdit

The Ernemann Bob was produced from 1914 to the Ernemann merger into Zeiss Ikon in 1926. It came in a range of models and each of these; usually; in a range of formats.

Model  Production   Rollfilm Formats    Plate Formats   
Ernemann Bob 00 1914-1925 6x9; 8.5x10 6.5x9; 9x12
Ernemann Bob 0 1911-1926 8x10.5; 8.5x14 9x12; 9x14
Ernemann Bob I 1922—? 4x6.5; 6.5x9; 8x10.5; 8.5x14  
Ernemann Bob II 1903-1926 8x10.5 [1]; 8.5x14; 10x12.5 9x12; 9x14; 9x12
Ernemann Bob IIa 8x10.5; 8.5x14 9x12; 9x14
Ernemann Bob III 6x9
Ernemann Bob IV
Ernemann Bob V 1924-1926 4x6.5; 6x6; 6x9; 6.5x11; 7.25x12.5
Ernemann Bob XV 1914— 4x6.5; 8.5x10


Ernemann Bob 00Edit

  • Type: folding camera
  • Format: various: 6x9 rollfilm, 6.5 x 9 plates, 8 x 10.5 rollfilm, 9 x 12 cm plates
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1914 to 1925[2]
  • Lenses:
    • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat
      • 1:6.8/105 mm


Ernemann Bob 0Edit

Sample picturesEdit


SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: folding camera
  • Format: various: 8x10.5 cm rollfilm, 9x12 cm plates; 8x14 cm rollfilm, 9x14 cm plates
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 8x10.5 type 1911-1926; 8x14 type 1917-1926[3]
  • Lenses:
    • 8x10.5 type
      • Ernemann Doppel Objectiv 1:11
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8, 125mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar 1:6.8, 135mm
    • 8x14 type
      • Ernemann Doppel Objectiv 1:11
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8, 165mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar 1:6.8, 165mm
  • Viewfinder: Reflex finder
  • Focusing: by sliding bed, without gears
  • Front shift: horizontal & vertical
  • Dimensions & weight:
    • 8x10.5 type: 15 cm extended; 3.8x11.5x20.5 cm; 0.550 kg
    • 8x14 type: 18 cm extended; 4.6x11.8x24 cm; 1.150 kg


Ernemann Bob IEdit

The Ernemann Bob I was a folding camera for roll film. Vertical and horizontal movements of the front standard were possible with this camera. It was made for different film sizes.

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: folding camera
  • Format: various: 4x6.5, 6.5x9, 8x10.5, 122 (8.5x14 Postcard format)
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1914 to 1926[4]
  • Lenses:
    • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat
      • 1:6.8, 80mm
      • 1:6.8, 105mm
      • 1:6.8, 135mm
      • 1:6.8, 165mm
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernar
      • 1:6.8, 80mm
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar
      • 1:6.8, 105mm
      • 1:6.8, 135mm
      • 1:6.8, 165mm
    • Goerz Dagor
      • 1:6.8, 80mm
      • 1:6.8, 105mm
      • 1:6.8, 135mm
      • 1:6.8, 150mm
    • Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar
      • 1:6.3, 90mm with 4 elements in 3 groups
      • 1:6.3, 120mm
      • 1:6.3, 135mm
      • 1:6.3, 150mm
  • Shutter:
    • Ernemann two blade shutter with speeds 1/25 to 1/100 sec.
    • Ernemann with speeds 1/25 to 1/300 sec.
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type



Ernemann Bob IIEdit

The Ernemann Bob II ware produced from 1903 to 1926. Similar to Bob I, but with double extension. Great number of shutter/lens combinations offered. The Bob II (also named Bob IIa in catalogs of 1912-1913) ware produced in 3 main sizes: 10x12.5; 8x10.5 (chrome) & 8x10.5 (black); 8.5x14.

Sample picturesEdit


Specifications for 10x12.5 (1903-1909)Edit

  • Type: folding roll-film & plates camera, lens stand with 2 round posts (1903-c1906); or chromed U shape (c1906-1909).
  • Format: 10x12.5 roll-film, 9x12 plate, also 8x10.5 Premofilms
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann, also sold by Stöckig as “Union XXVI” (1903-c1906)
  • Years of production: 1903-1909
  • Lenses types:
    • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 135mm
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:5.4, 135mm
    • Goerz Doppel Anastigmat 1:6.8, Serie III, No.1
    • Steinheil Orthostigmat 1:6.8, No.4
    • Steinheil Unofokal 1:6, No.3
    • Collinear Serie III, No.3
    • Ziess Tessar Serie IIb, No.5
    • Rodenstock Imagonal 1:6, No.3
  • Shutter: Bob-Sektor
  • Viewfinder:
    • Newton finder (1903-c1906)
    • Brilliant type with cover (c1906-1909)
  • Focusing: by rack & pinion
  • Front shift: vertical and horizontal front shift
  • Dimensions & weight: 36 cm extended; 5x12x20 cm; 1.000 kg


Specifications for 8x10.5 & 8.5x14 (1909-c1913)Edit

  • Type: folding roll-film & plates camera, lens stand with chromed U shaped posts.
  • Format: 8.5x14 roll-film, 9x14 plate; after c1911 also 8x10.5 roll-film, 9x12 plate
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1909-c1913, same as Bob IIa of c1911-c1913
  • Lenses types:
    • 8x10.5 type:
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8
      • Ernemann Anastigmat 1:7.2, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 135mm
    • 8.5x14 type:
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8
      • Ernemann Anastigmat 1:7.2, 150mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 150mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 150mm
  • Shutter:
    • Bob-Sektor
    • Automat
    • Auto-Sektoren
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type
  • Focusing: by rack & pinion
  • Front shift: vertical and horizontal front shift
  • Dimensions & weight:
    • 8x10.5 type: 25 cm extended; 4x11.5x20.5 cm; 1.000 kg
    • 8.5x14 type: 34 cm extended; 4.5x12x24 cm; 1.100 kg


Specifications for 8x10.5 & 8.5x14 (c1913-1926)Edit

  • Type: folding roll-film & plates camera, lens stand with black U shaped posts.
  • Format: 8x10.5 roll-film, 9x12 plate; 8.5x14 roll-film, 9x14 plate
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: c1913-1926
  • Lenses types:
    • 8x10.5 type:
      • Ernemann Ernastigmat 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ernemann Anastigmat Ernar 1:6.3, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 135mm
    • 8.5x14 type:
      • Ernemann Ernastigmat 1:6.8, 165mm
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8, 165mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar 1:6.8, 165mm
      • Ernemann Anastigmat Ernar 1:6.3, 165mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 150mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 150mm
  • Shutter:
    • Automat
    • Auto-Sektoren
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type
  • Focusing: by rack & pinion
  • Front shift: vertical and horizontal front shift
  • Dimensions & weight:
    • 8x10.5 type: 25 cm extended; 4x11.5x20.5 cm; 1.000 kg
    • 8.5x14 type: 34 cm extended; 4.5x12x24 cm; 1.100 kg

Ernemann Bob IIaEdit

Sample picturesEdit


Sample of Ernemann Bob IIa with Ernemann Detectiv Aplanat 1:6.8 lens

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: folding roll-film & plates camera, lens stand with chromed U shaped posts.
  • Format: 8.5x14 roll-film, 9x14 plate; after 1911 also 8x10.5 roll-film, 9x12 plate
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1911-1913, same as Bob II of 1909-1913
  • Lenses types:
    • 8x10.5 type:
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8
      • Ernemann Anastigmat 1:7.2, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 135mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 135mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 135mm
    • 8.5x14 type:
      • Ernemann Detektiv Aplanat 1:6.8
      • Ernemann Anastigmat 1:7.2, 150mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat 1:6, 150mm
      • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernon 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Goerz Dagor 1:6.8, 150mm
      • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3, 150mm
  • Shutter:
    • Bob-Sektor
    • Automat
    • Auto-Sektoren
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type
  • Focusing: by rack & pinion
  • Front shift: vertical and horizontal front shift
  • Dimensions & weight:
    • 8x10.5 type: 25 cm extended; 4x11.5x20.5 cm; 1.000 kg
    • 8.5x14 type: 34 cm extended; 4.5x12x24 cm; 1.100 kg


Ernemann Bob IIIEdit

  • Type: folding camera
  • Format: various, 6x9
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1924-1926
  • Lenses:
    • Ernemann Erid f8/105
  • Shutter:


Ernemann Bob VEdit

Sample picturesEdit

See also the article Ernemann Bob V.

SpecificationEdit

  • Type: folding roll-film camera
  • Format: 4x6.5; 6x6; 6x9; 6.5x11; 7.25x12.5 cm
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1924-1926
  • Lenses types:
    • Ernemann Ernastigmat 1:6.8 (only for 4x6.5 & 6x6)
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Vilar 1:6.8
    • Ernemann Doppel Anastigmat Ernar 1:6.3
    • Ziess Tessar 1:6.3
    • Ernemann Ernoplast 1:4.5
    • Ernemann Ernotar 1:4.5
    • Zeiss Tessar 1:4.5
    • Dogmar 1:6.3
  • Lenses focal lenght:
    • 4x6.5 & 6x6 f=75mm
    • 6x9 f=105mm; 1:4.5 & 1:4.3 lenses with f=120mm
    • 6.5x11 f=120mm
    • 7.25x12.5 f=135mm
  • Shutter:
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type
  • Focusing: radial-lever
  • Front shift: Vertical with micrometer screw, Horizontal front shift.

Ernemann Bob XVEdit

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: folding camera[5]
  • Format: various, 4x6.5, 8.5x10
  • Manufacturer: Ernemann
  • Years of production: 1914—
  • Lenses: ??
  • Shutter: ??
  • Viewfinder: brilliant type


Notes Edit

  1. chrome & black
  2. Catalogue Photo-Sport 1922, p. 17.
  3. Catalogue Photo-Sport 1922, p. 17.
  4. Catalogue Photo-Sport 1922, p. 18.
  5. The Photo Minature 1914

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