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    Guess the Brand & country of origin

    this is a film camera of course, I acquired it over 22 years ago now ....I have only put a grand total of 2 rolls through it though.
    I am posting it to see if any of you can guess where it was made & the brand name?
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    Seagull, Made in China!
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    G'day Kevin

    My first thoughts were also the Seagull, but...

    many years back I saw a copy of the Seagull, not very well made and I think it came from mainland China, whereas I think back in those days (60s) I think much was done in Taiwan

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    No idea, but looks like it could be a bit of fun to use.
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    2010 Canon 1DMKvi made in Mongolia ? Global financial crisis and all -----

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    Rollei made in UK
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    nope it is definately NOT made in China at all.
    Also it is not a Seagull brand a bit before them....I would suggest.
    There is a hint of sorts (though it is very cryptic) on the camera......
    keep trying please.....

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    The utilitarian nature of the device makes it look very Russian to me!

    No idea on brand or model, but the styling looks very 50's - 80's Russian car like!
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    Closest I could find on Google is the Lubitel, made in Russia. (One of the Lubitel 166 varieties because of the way the label plate curves around the lens)

    http://www.rolandandcaroline.co.uk/r...2.html#lubitel
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    I'ld say Cheryl is right and it's a Lubitel 166, made in Russia.
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    I'll guess a Wardflex TLR made in Japan.
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    It is obviously a Lubitel made in the FSU. Sell it, though it is in reality worth 30c you should fetch $150 for it. Something crazy.

    The closest Chinese equivalent is, I think, the Great Wall. Another plastic TLR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurking83 View Post
    The utilitarian nature of the device makes it look very Russian to me!

    No idea on brand or model, but the styling looks very 50's - 80's Russian car like!
    you are/were definately on the right track here Arthur.....
    but the cake goes to the next respondent....

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    Quote Originally Posted by CherylB View Post
    Closest I could find on Google is the Lubitel, made in Russia. (One of the Lubitel 166 varieties because of the way the label plate curves around the lens)

    http://www.rolandandcaroline.co.uk/r...2.html#lubitel
    very good work , well done Cheryl !!! spot on the money.

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    hmmm, maybe it's the night for old odd camera questions. See here http://www.ausphotography.net.au/for...ad.php?t=41740
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    roll of 120 B & W film in it right now.....so I will keep you all posted how I go once it is developed in a few weeks.

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    believe it or not ....still haven't finished the roll of film in this old camera.

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