Weight: 37¾ oz Rolleiflex 2.8B Type 1 TLR 6×6 Medium Format Camera Serial# 1204000-1240999 from 1952-53.
The price ranges shown are the approximate amount one should expect to have to pay for a Rolleiflex in excellent, but used, condition.
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Mechanics should be working fully, but may need a CLA service. You should also budget $ 150-0 for a good CLA ( clean, lube and adjust ) if you plan to use the camera regularly. Its best to utilize the serial # to identify your exact model and variation within that model line. Planar Rollei's typically sell for more than Xenotar fitted cameras. Pricing was gathered from sales on photo.net, ebay auctions, KEH.com, Kohs.com, and other camera dealers. In fact, many cameras that have had professional CLA's done by folks like Fleenor or Krikor, can demand much more on ebay ( in part because these CLA/repair fees can run $ 300-400 ). Similar to Leica values - the exact condition of the camera - will determine final price. Because there are many ways in which Rolleiflex cameras are categorized, this list may differ slightly to other lists. A wide range of accessories made this camera a system: panorama head, sun shade, parallax-corrected close-ups lenses, color correction, contrast enhancing, and special effect filters, all mounted with a quick release bayonet, as well as a quick-change tripod attachment.Rolleiflex is a series of medium format 120 roll film cameras manufactured by Franke & Heidecke, in Germany.I have noticed that prices have increased twice since I put up this page, which gives a good indication that a Rolleiflex Twin Lens Reflex Camera is a good investment as well as being a outstanding photographers tool. Weight: 32 oz Rolleiflex Automat Type 3 TLR 6×6 Medium Format Camera Serial# 805000-999999 from 1939-45. Compur Rapid shutter 1/500 to 1, B T with X sync with cable release. Weight: 32 oz Rolleiflex Automat Type 4 TLR 6×6 Medium Format Camera Serial# 999999-1099999 from 1945-49. I do apologies that earlier manufactured TLR Rolleiflex models may not be displayed on this page, as they sadly are not so desired or collectable in todays marketplace. Taking Lens: 75mm f3.5 Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar or Xenar 75mm f3.5 lens. Taking Lens: 75mm f3.5 Zeiss Tessar, Carl Zeiss “Oberkochen” Opton Tessar 75mm f3.5 or Schneider Xenar 75mm f3.5 lens. Self timer, coated lenses, bayonets on both lenses. Weight: 37¾ oz Rolleiflex 2.8A Type 2 TLR 6×6 Medium Format Camera Serial# 1201000-1203999 only produced in 1951. Taking Lens: Carl Zeiss Jena Biometer 80mm f2.8 lens.