Pentacon Penti

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    Yes I know, I already have one of these in my collection, but that one has turquoise enamel and this one is oxblood, and I can't decide which I like better. Plus it was only $13, so there was no way I was passing it up!
    This is the first model of the Penti, made in Germany in 1959. It takes 35mm film in special cassettes.

    Melissa Acedera, anamacula, bcostin, and 54 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Haiku Garry 83 months ago | reply

      what a sharp looking camera, i love it.

    2. galessa's plastics 83 months ago | reply

      This is fantastic!

    3. cloudy images 82 months ago | reply

      im in love with that camera !!!?!

    4. [bildermacher] [deleted] 80 months ago | reply

      lovely, bought one last week at a flee-market...
      any idea or experience about film ?

    5. John Kratz 80 months ago | reply

      I haven't tried putting "normal" 35mm film in it, and I don't know that it's possible. The Penti was made for special film cassettes. Have a look here:

      www.camerapedia.org/wiki/Penti

    6. [bildermacher] [deleted] 80 months ago | reply

      thanks man! checked it out ... if you have 2 cartridges(?) you can fiddle the film of a 35mm in one and the cam will transport it in the
      other cartridge and from this spool it back in the 35mm thing...
      I will give it a try one day!

    7. mk is Watoo 79 months ago | reply

      It looks fantastic

    8. Hello Kit 79 months ago | reply

      COOL !!!!! Love it so much !!!!

    9. Andrea Buzzichelli (aka Joseph Pane) 75 months ago | reply

      i can give u double price if u sell me :P

    10. Juan Felipe Gómez T 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called MUSEE DE LA PHOTO, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    11. Juan Felipe Gómez T 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ~ Camera Glamour ~, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. martoulette 69 months ago | reply

      What a beauty ! the golden leaves me ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    13. Shade-of-Light 68 months ago | reply

      Never seen before. The most gorgeous camera ever made!

    14. poeticdreams 67 months ago | reply

      I have already one from my mom's uncle. Blue one. I've taken photos with this small fantastic camera many many years before. Now It's waitings for me. I really like my mini nostalgic camera even if I dont use :) I beleive it should be a great idea to re-produce Wenta Pelti!

    15. AdSR on Flickr 40 months ago | reply

      This design would be interesting as a basis for a retro-styled digicam.

      [ via 'Camera porn' group on flickriver  --AdSR on Flickr ]

    16. davekpcv 37 months ago | reply

      Hey that's a lovely camera and a great shot.

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