Beier Gloria image by Thomas Knorre

Gloria is a medium format roll film folding bed camera made by Beier and introduced in 1929.

It is the Beier's first roll film camera and takes 6x9cm frames on 120 roll film. The lens is Betar Anastigmat 105mm f/ 6.3 or f/4.5 in Pronto or Stein & Binneweg Freital (similar to Vario) shutters. [1] It has waist level brilliant reflex finder and folding frame sports finder. Some cameras have no name on the body. There are very little information in the internet about this camera, and it is not included in McKeown's camera book.

Notes and ReferencesEdit

  1. Maybe there are another lens/shutter combinations that usual at its times.


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