Welta Penti I

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Welta Penti I

The Welta Penti I was manufactured in the former East Germany in the late 1950s.  It is a beauty of a little half-frame camera!

The Welta Penti I was manufactured in the former East Germany in the late 1950s. It is a beauty of a little half-frame camera!

Maker: Welta Kamera Werk, East Germany – circa 1959

Model: Penti I

Lens: Meyer Optik Domiplan V 30mm f/3.5

Shutter: 125, 60, 30, B

So I fell off the wagon and added to my collection. This beauty of a little camera fit all my usual want it criteria. It was manufactured in East Germany circa 1959 and is in working order. It’s a half-frame. I don’t know why I love them so much? But I do. And it’s GOLD!