Kodak Retinette family

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Retinette model list

Model Model number Type Qty made Year
Retinette 147 Klapp Viewfinder 20,000 1939
Retinette II 160 Klapp Viewfinder 41,000 1939
Retinette 012 Klapp Viewfinder 30,000 1949
Retinette 017 Klapp Viewfinder 31,000 1952
Retinette 022 Monoblock Viewfinder 50,000 1954
Retinette F 022-7 Monoblock Viewfinder 70,000 1955
Retinette I 030 Monoblock Viewfinder 80,000 1958
Retinette F 030-9 Monoblock Viewfinder 1958
Retinette I 030-7 Monoblock Viewfinder 40,000 1958
Retinette II 026 Monoblock Viewfinder 19,000 1958
Retinette IIB 031 Monoblock Viewfinder 40,000 1958
Retinette 1A 035 Monoblock Viewfinder 40,000 1959
Retinette 1A 035-7 Monoblock Viewfinder 10,000 1959
Retinette IIA 036 Monoblock Viewfinder 50,000 1959
Retinette 1B 037 Monoblock Viewfinder 230,000 1960
Retinette 1A 042 Monoblock Viewfinder 45,000 1961
Retinette 1A 044 Monoblock Viewfinder 343,000 1963
Retinette 1B 045 Monoblock Viewfinder 250,000 1963

147

Retinette [147]
First Retinette, tested in the French market. “Washing board” top finish. The front cover opens downwards unlike Retinas or later Retinettes, which open sideways. Speeds: B, 25-100. Common lens: Angenieux 6.3/50. Shoe: None.

160

Retinette II [160]
Second Retinette, first in the US. Speeds: B, 1-300. Common lens: Angenieux 2.8/45. Shoe: None.

012

Retinette [012]
Post-war Retinette, serial number begins with 0. Speeds: B, 1-300. Common lens: Ennatar, Schneider Reomar or Angenieux 4.5/50. Shoe: none.

017

Retinette [017]
Last of the folding Retinettes. Full top housing, bright finished. Specs inherited from earlier models, new style shape. Speeds: B, 1-300. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 3.5/45. Shoe: cold, on some production series.

022

Retinette [022]
First monoblock Retinette. Borrowed specs and design elements from the Retina line. Film winder at the bottom. Made in France and UK as well. See 022/7.
Speeds: B, 1-300. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach, or Angenieux 3.5/45.

022-7

Retinette F [022-7]
Same as the 022, for the French market.

030

Retinette I [030]
Same as the 022, for the French market.

030-9

Retinette F [030-9]
The French version of the 030. Single viewer, else similar to the latter. Speeds: B, 30-300. Common lens: Reomar 3.5/45. Shoe: Cold.

030-7

Retinette I [030-7]

026

Retinette II [026]
The second monoblock model is aptly named Retinette II. The bright viewfinder is similar to the 030. Lever winder at the bottom. Speeds: T, B, 1-500. Common lens: Reomar 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

031

Retinette IIB [031]
Next step in the line, added a Selenium uncoupled meter. Else similar to the 026. Speeds: B, 1-500. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

035

Retinette 1A [035]
Introduced after the Retinette II, to cater to the market segment of the Retinette line. Bottom winder. Speeds: B, 30-250. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 3.5/50. Shoe: Cold.

035-7

Retinette 1A [035-7]
Same as the 034, for the French market. Speeds: B, 30-250. Common lens: Angenieux 2.8/50. Shoe: Cold or hot.

036

Retinette IIA [036]
An advance towards automatic Retinette. Lightmeter needle viewd in the finder. Aperture ring turn brings the needle to the correct setting. No preset speed markings. Speeds: N/A. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

037

Retinette IB [037]

042

Retinette 1A [042]
Back to the basic, similar to the 035, different lens. Speeds: B, 30-250. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

044

Retinette 1A [044]
Another squeeze of the 1a model, rehashed in 1963. Speeds: B, 30-250. Common lens: Schnider-Kreuznach 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

045

Retinette 1B [045]
Last in the Ikonette line. Similar to the 036 & 037 with some cosmetic changes. Larger meter lens. Speeds: B, 15-500. Common lens: Rodenstock 2.8/45. Shoe: Cold.

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