There are (at least) four versions of the Gevabox:
- A Bakelite-moulded version, very similar to the Adox 66, taking 6x6 images on 120 film; made c.1950 for Gevaert by Hermann Wolf GmbH, Wuppertal, Germany.
- single speed shutter+B, f.8 lens, stopping to f.11; single waist-level finder
- A rectangular metal one with chrome edges, taking 6x9 images on 120 film; made from c.1951 for Gevaert by Hermann Wolf GmbH, Wuppertal, Germany.
- Single-speed + B shutter; f8 lens, stopping to f.11 & f.16, focusing 5ft-infinity; two waist-level viewfinders (for landscape and portrait formats)
- A rounded metal-cased one, with an eye-level plastic viewfinder on top, taking 6x9 images on 120 film; made between 1955 & 1959 by Bilora in Germany.
- Two speed (1/50, 1/100) shutter + B, fixed-focus 105mm/f.11 lens, stop to f.16; telescope-type eye-level finder
- A rectangular metal one, two speed ( 1/50 and 1/100) and B ; f = 10,5 / 1:11 ; and 11 or 16 ; finder on top.
|Adox 66 version of 1950 Gevabox||rectangular 1951 version|
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Links[edit | edit source]
- 1950 Bakelite version on Pascal Labrouillère's Flickr pages
- Gevabox - 1951 rectangular version on Ken Smith's Photography site
- 1955 Rounded version on Ken Lyndrups Collection of photo-curios
- Gevaert on www.collection-appareils.com by Sylvain Halgand
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