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Voigtlander BESSA III 667W Medium Format Rangefinder Camera

B&H # VOB367B Mfr # AA667W
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You Pay: $2,999.00
Product Highlights
  • Rangefinder Camera
  • 6 x 7 & 6 x 6 Film Format Selector
  • COLOR SKOPAR Lens
  • Shoots 120mm / 220mm Roll Film
  • Manually Controlled Helicoid Focusing
  • Diopter Correction
  • LED Indicators
  • 4 - 1/500 Sec. Shutter Speed
  • 25-3200 ISO
  • Centered weighted Average Metering

The Voigtlander BESSA III 667W Medium Format Rangefinder Camera is much like the elusive Bird-of-Paradise, rarely seen, yet highly coveted. But here you have found her, the BESSA III 667W, in all her glory! An extremely portable medium format camera, the BESSA III helps you create high-quality images that will most assuredly cause tears to fall. Load in 120mm or 220mm roll film and capture 6 x 7 or 6 x 6 shots. The COLOR SKOPAR 55mm / f/4.5 lens is an exacting tool for capturing beautiful images with this queen of the 6 x 7 rangefinders.

The manually controlled helicoid features a focusing range of 2.9 feet to infinity. The coincidence type rangefinder boasts a bright frame and automatic parallax correction. Diopter correction ensures that the BESSA is ideally suited to your vision. Other highlights include a 4-1/500 sec shutter speed, center weighted average metering, and an ISO of 25-3200 (in 1/3 steps). LED indicators alert you to battery consumption, manual exposure mode, along with aperture priority auto mode, and shutter speed.

The BESSA III
The BESSA III is a portable camera that allows extremely high-quality images to be taken using a high-performance lens unit. The camera is equipped with a unique mechanism for switching between two film formats
Camera Type 6 x 7 type rangefinder
Film Type 120mm or 220mm
Film Format 6 x 7 and 6 x 6 by selector switch
6 x 7 size: 56 x 69mm
6 x 6 size: 56 x 56mm
Frames 6 x 7 size: 120 - 10 shots, 220 - 20 shots
6 x 6 size: 120 - 12 shots, 220 - 24 shots
Lens Mount N/A
Lens COLOR SKOPAR
Focal Length 55mm
Aperture f/4.5
Finder Coincidence type rangefinder with bright frame and automatic parallax correction
Diopter Correction Screw on eyepiece diopter (19mm tread)
Focusing System Manually controlled helicoid
Focusing Range 2.95'-infinity / 0.9m-infinity
Shutter Electronically controlled lens shutter
4-1/500 sec.
Exposure Control +/- 2 by 1/3 steps
ISO 25-3200 (by 1/3 steps)
LED Aperture priority auto mode and properly set shutter speed indicator lit
Manual exposure mode
Battery consumption warning
Custom Functions Film winding: By film advance dial
Film counter: Additive type with auto reset, automatically switched to 120 or 220 type synchronized with film type selector switch on film pressure plate
Power Source X1 CR2 lithium battery (included)
Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
Weight 2.2 lb / 1000g
Voigtlander BESSA III 667W Medium Format Rangefinder Camera
  • X1 CR2 Lithium Battery
  • Batteries & Power

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    Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

    Kodak -  CR2 3v Lithium Battery
    • You Pay: $5.95
     

    Additional Battery

    This camera requires film (not included) to take pictures.

    Fujifilm -  Neopan Acros-100 120 Professional Black & White Print Film
    • You Pay: $5.15
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    Hoya -  58mm Ultraviolet UV (C) Haze Multicoated Filter
    • Reg. Price: $26.90
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    • You Pay: $16.00
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    Filter & Lens Accessories

    Shade your lens from unwanted stray light.

    Voigtlander -  BD220A Lens Hood
    • You Pay: $79.00
     

    Flash & Accessories

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    Get a flash to add light to your picture.

    Sunpak -  FP-38 Flat Panel Flash
    • You Pay: $48.95
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    Care & Cleaning

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    Help keep your optics clean with these tools.

    Pearstone -  Lens Cleaning Tissue Paper (100-Sheets)
    • You Pay: $3.14
     

    Cases & Straps

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    Protect your equipment with a wrap or case.

    Billingham -  Stowaway Compact Bag (Black)
    • You Pay: $135.00
     
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