The Luxette is a rigid body viewfinder camera for type No. 127 roll film. Its specialities are the Roeschlein of Bad Kreuznach lens, and the usage of light metals for the making of its body. The version with accessory shoe is named Cima 44. The camera has a double exposure prevention mechanism. Turning the film advance knob unlocks the shutter release button for the next exposure. The shutter has to be cocked with a lever at the lens barrel.


  • Type: viewfinder camera
  • Manufacturer: Cima (?)
  • Year of launch: 1950 (?)
  • Film/frame size: type No. 127 film rolls/4×4cm
  • Lens: Roeschlein-Kreuznach Cymat 1:7,7
  • Shutter: Synchro-Cylux with speeds 1/25, 1/50, 1/75, and 1/100 sec. plus B mode, setable with lever on lens barrel
  • Aperture: three round masks behind lens, for f-stops 7.7, 11 and 16, selectable with lever on lens barrel
  • Viewfinder: reverse Galilean
  • Film advance: knob, red film advance control window in camera back