Arfo-4 type 1

Arfo-2 type 2

Arfo is a folding bed large format film camera, manufactured by Arfo and produced between 1933-38. The Foto-Trud (Photo workshop or team), manufacturer of Efte cameras, rapidly enlarged and began producing various photographic supplies beside cameras. In 1933, they divided into two parts in orfer to better organisation. The camera producing part named Arfo, and the former Efte brand ended.

Arfo-2 type 2

Arfo-2 type 2

Arfo-2 type 4

Arfo-2a type 1

Arfo-3 type 2

There are 4 models and many types of the Arfo. [1]

Arfo cameras
Model/type Years Format Lens Shutter Bellows
Arfo 1934-37 9x12cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/4.5 Arfo Single ext.
Arfo-2 type 1 1934-37 9x12cm Moskva Peryskop Efte Arfo single ext.
Arfo-2 type 2 1934-37 9x12cm Moskva Peryskop 150mm f/12 Arfo single ext.
Arfo-2 type 3 1934-37 9x12cm Moskva Peryskop 150mm f/12 Arfo single ext.
Arfo-2 type 4 1934-37 9x12cm Moskva Peryskop 150mm f/12 Arfo single ext.
Arfo-2a type 1 1937-38 9x12cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/6.3 Arfo single ext.
Arfo-2a type 2 1937-38 9x12cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/6.3 Arfo single ext.
Arfo-3 type 1 1937-38 9x12cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/4.5 Arfo double ext.
Arfo-3 type 2 1937-38 9x12cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/3.5 Arfo double ext.
Arfo-4 type 1 1937-38 6.5x9cm Anas.Arfo 135mm f/6.3 Arfo double ext.
Arfo-4 type 2 1937-38 6.5x9cm Anas.Arfo 120mm f/4.5 Arfo double ext.
Arfo-4 type 3 1937-38 6.5x9cm Anas.Arfo 105mm f/4.5 Arfo double xt.

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  1. Typing is as to USSR Cameras and Rus Camera

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