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Manufactured in Allemagne from 1957 until 1959.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Agfa Ambi Silette

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This version of Ambi Silette is the first launched in 1957. The most obvious difference with the second version is the lack of eyelets for the belt, but there is another difference in the shape of the window of the rangefinder.

On the other hand, there is no change for the surface treatment of the flap of protection of the viewfinder: it oxidizes gradually into getting older.

Ambi Silette lays has a small refinement “special collector” alas not very visible on the picture: a sliding little plate placed between the sole and the lens and which, once spread, provides an additional support to the body avoiding to him leaning ahead when it is posed on a rack (one sees it very well on the picture of the second version

Agfa Ambi Silette