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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thanks!
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Hi Bob! I have notes about the 5x7 V (first sold in 1963) that say it was updated in 1979 to the Vb and sold until about 1986. However I can't seem to find my source for this, do you recall a VB 5x7...
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    Re: Linhof Technika RF cams...

    Jim Im sure you could print the cams but then you have us on a slippery slope... what next... cross head screws!
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    Re: Linhof Technika Rangfinder Cams

    That is great! Thanks.
    I have also recently found this... https://christiannicolas.net/camming-2/
  5. Re: Schiansky vs Linhof... Were they partners or just neighbors in Munich?

    Yes I agree it does not have any of the hallmarks of a linhof camera. They did make rather similar looking tripod heads though..
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    Re: Linhof Technika RF cams...

    Thank you EH21, Bob Salomon, & Havoc.

    I live close to Bob Watkins in Fairfield but unfortunately he does not maintain a storefront so I cannot pop over for a chat or to convince him to sell me...
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    Re: Linhof Technika RF cams...

    Wow thats great! Looks to be from the same fellow who is making the blank cams.
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    Re: Linhof Technika Rangfinder Cams

    Well necessity is the mother of invention.
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    Linhof Technika RF cams...

    Hello,

    Has anyone here any experience in DIY linhof cams?

    I am interested in making some RF cams for both a 6x9 Technika 70 and a 4x5 Technika IV that I am restoring...

    Back when these...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thanks I will message you.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Hi Bob,

    I am writing an article on the Technika III 4x5 cameras. I would like to use a quote from you from early on in this thread:
    “Much to everyones surprise there was one Technika III....
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    Re: Linhof Technika III 5x7 restoration

    This is great! Thanks so much for sharing I enjoyed it very much. Do you have any tips or ideas on how to DIY your own cams? with the modern back will you need to re-cam or just move the infinity...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    That must have been a fun time... Master Technika was very much King of the Jungle at that time!
  14. Re: Linhof Technika III... Double Headed Rangefinder Cam...

    Turns out the early Technika III Rangefinders used this type of cam until 1950 then switched to the butter knife style. Linhof switched again in 1957 with the new IV...
  15. Schiansky vs Linhof... Were they partners or just neighbors in Munich?

    I thought Schiansky was just the tripods but I saw my first Schianskycamera today:

    https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/64842407_universal-atelierkamera-by-schiansky-1948-50
    "Universal...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thanks Bob, I will reach out to them. When you started working for/with Linhof what was the hot new camera at that time?
    I do have a copy of the Camera Story but it is a first printing, and not much...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Ah Excellent! thanks!!! so 2057 is one of the very early III's

    16061 of 1960 has no RF but is at the opposite end.

    I have heard both 1956 and 1957 given as the end of production date of the...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thanks Bob. Can you re-check 2057 ? 1956 makes it a later model and it is a very early style with the button on top and SN in the bed (RF was removed :mad:)... perhaps 1946?

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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Technika III Late model non-super 4x5 16061

    Another non-super but earlier looking 6029

    Very Early with a RF - 2057

    Thanks Bob.
    Looking for dates and any other interesting info about them.
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    Re: Linhof cameras before 1945

    I have not seen the article myself but this is what it says:
    Modern Photography, Dec. 1965

    Linhof Technika II 13,001 to 19,000
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    Re: Do's and Don't's of Linhof Technika IV

    I have speared my bellows with a long (240mm) RF cam! I had the bed lowered and the focus racked out beyond the cam and as I focused further away (standard moved back toward camera) it poked into the...
  22. Re: Linhof grip does not seem to fit my Master Technika

    Here is the current model with the squared off instead of oval edges...
    http://linhof.com/en/formgriff-links/
  23. Re: Linhof grip does not seem to fit my Master Technika

    The Technika LH grips are all the same since the beginning in 1955. I can use mine interchangeably between the Technika III, IV or Master (I don't have a V). Linhof made grips for other cameras but...
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    Re: Which are the fancy lenses??

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    75mm Zeiss Biogon
    135mm Zeiss Planar
    150mm Schneider Xenotar
    250mm Zeiss Sonnar

    These were the top of the 4x5 LF world in 1956... still well thought of today...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Looks very similar to the 1928 model...
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  26. Re: Help with cable release on a Technika board and Merry Christmas

    To tempoairly use it you can just loosen the lens retaining ring on the back side a bit and turn the shutter a little until you have room to insert your current shutter release. You can just move it...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    210652 210653 On my Technika IV 4x5 the SN was under a small leather panel on the rear base of the camera
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    Re: Linhof missed focusing

    https://photographylife.com/what-is-focus-shift
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    Re: Linhof missed focusing

    It is possible it is caused by the lens.. focus shift can occur (moves the focus plane slightly further away) when you focus wide open but shoot stopped down...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Linhof was known to engrave the SN into the camera body beneath one of the leather panels. I saw this with my own Technika IV 4x5 (the panel fell off) and it has been noted by others with other...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Compare to these:
    5x7 III-...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    These cameras are often 50+ years old so it is quite possible for parts to have been replaced or interchanged including the shoe with the serial number.
    The tan leather indicates a IV or V. The IV...
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    Re: Linhof missed focusing

    Then I would agree with what was said previously about a missing fresnel making up the difference...
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    Re: Linhof missed focusing

    Are you using the rangefinder to focus? as there are 3 ways to focus on the Super Technika IV we need to know which ones you have tried. It has rangefinder focus, focus scale focus and ground glass...
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    Re: Linhof cameras before 1945

    Here are my current notes on the Linhof and Linhof type cameras from 1900 to 1949. As always feel free to voice corrections as it is a work in progress. (camera maker is in the parentheses)

    These...
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    Re: Linhof cameras before 1945

    I will look into the Schaja brand. Your Linhof looks very much like those from adverts about 1928

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    Re: Linhof cameras before 1945

    Wow! That must have been amazing! I hope to visit some day.
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    Re: Linhof cameras before 1945

    With in large part the help of this thread and other sources these are the notes I have about the Perka camera company. If anyone can add to the info or correct me please do.

    Perka
    (1922 – 1931)...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thank You Bob & David
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    1943 seem a bit early for a Technika III as it was a post-war camera.
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