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1965 Minolta 24 Rapid

1965 Minolta 24 Rapid

Year
c.1965
Make
Minolta
Model
24 Rapid
Type
rangefinder
Film
135 rapid (ISO 25 – 400)
Lens
Rokkor 32mm ƒ/2.8
Apertures
ƒ/2.8 – ƒ/22
Speeds
1/250 – 1/30s , Bulb
Meter
CdS
Filter
55mm
Battery
PX-13 (MRB625)
Owned
2020 – present
Condition
7G (received) / 7G (current)

According to a contemporary advertisement

Minolta 24 Rapid

world’s only rapid-system camera

with 3-way exposure control … custom-ground Rokkor lens

Minolta’s unique 3-way exposure control, for automatic, semi-automatic and manual operation, makes this the most versatile Rapid-system camera available today. And a 4-element Rokkor lens, specifically designed for the Rapid film format and exclusive on the Minolta 24 Rapid, assures brilliantly sharp slides or prints.

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