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Camera, Aerial, Riehenbildner RB 50/30, Zeiss FK 30

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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.


This camera was used for medium- and high-altitude panoramic or strip photography by Germany during the Second World War. It has a Tessar 50 cm lens.

Transferred from U.S. Air Force

Manufacturer: Carl Zeiss G.m.b.H.

Country of Origin: Germany

Dimensions: 3-D: 83 x 38 x 60cm (32 11/16 x 14 15/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

Physical Description:Zeiss lens 1:5 f=50 cm; film 30 x 30 cm.; w/film pack; electrically controlled

Inventory number: A19602433000

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