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Hong-Mei HM-1 nº 2

Changzou Hong-Mei HM-1

self erecting folder with a barn door film gate for 6x6 and 4.5 x6

 

Lens front-cell focussing HM-1 75mm f/4.5 lens (triplet?), focussable from 1.2m to ∞

diaphragm from 4.5 to 22

 

Shutter: unnamed, rim-set shutter (B, 1/10 – 1/200) with self-timer, PC-synchronished flash, manually cocked

 

The camera has a 35mm-style fast advance lever (black plastic). The version shown here lacks the accessory shoe. Two red windows on the back.

 

lack double exposure prevention

 

Made by Changzou Camera Factory in Changzou, China

 

A paper label is stuck into the back door gives a (serial?) number printed in (now faded) red: "Nº 260953"

 

© Dirk HR Spennemann 2011, All Rights Reserved

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Taken on February 17, 2011