Genos Rapid

The Rapid is a bakelite reflex box camera that was made in Germany in 1950. Some were made without the strap, and there was also a less common version with a finder hood.

At the bottom there are three levers. The first one lets you choose one of two apertures, the second one lets you choose whether to use a built-in filter, and the third lets you select "instant" or "bulb" shutter speeds.

This example has a torn strap and some chips in the body, but I like the design and the price was right!

  • Randy Knox 7y

    I find almost all cameras interesting.
    The design of this does have a certain appeal to me, however.
  • logiskey 3y

    i found 1 like in my basement belonged to my grandfather, how much it cots if i want to sell it ?
  • John Kratz 3y

    logiskey $20-30
  • Pete Lutz 2y

    John, I think my own Genos Rapid will be arriving in today's mail! :)
  • John Kratz 2y

    Pete Lutz
    Cool, post a picture of it!
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Taken on December 31, 2007
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