Voigtlander & Sohn's 35mm Vitessa L was manufactured in circa 1954. This is the second generation of the vitessa model with an uncoupled selenium meter. The L featured an automatic picture mechanism to take up to 36 shots with a built in exposure meter. Fitted with an Ultron f2 lens or a color-skopar f2.8 lens mounted in a Syschro-Compur lens providing speeds up to 1/500 of a second. The light-value Synchro-Compur automatically adjusts the diaphragm as the shutter speeds change. The shorter button releases the shutter and the long button advances the film and cocks the shutter. The deluxe model sold for approximately $160.00
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