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Chronology of the Fex Indo brand  New window

Manufactured in France from Circa 1945 until Circa 1945.
Index of rarity in France : Courant (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 37

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Fex Indo Superfex

The versions numbering is as used in "La photo toute simple" published by the Nièpce Lumière Club.

After a short career under the name of Fex (1944 ), this new production from Fritz Kaftanski was named Superfex (1945) . This is a small size format, 4 x 6.5 ( 127 film ) . At first glance , it is somewhat of a "dwarf" Ultra- Fex. Unlike the latter , the lens of the Superfex is not mounted on a retractable tube (see the patent for extracting the tube).
Its shutter has a single speed (1/30 sec) and time exposure . Its lens is a meniscus .

His career was quite long, from the end of the Second World War until the mid- 50s. Several versions were produced .
This version 4 has, as all the first versions ,  a flat viewfinder, the attachment of the decorative plate by screws with slotted heads and a lens -Optik Fexar Spec ( K is important).
The knob used for the winding of the film is knurled with a dual strip . The shutter button has a conical shape. The back of the body is held by pressure.

Fex Indo Superfex