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Adox Polomat 2
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Photos by JPG text by JPG. From the collection of JPG. Last update 2020-04-25 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in Germany from 1959 to (After) 1959.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 10007

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Chronology of cameras Adox 

Traduction de Manuel M

The principal characteristics of the POLOMAT are:

A selenium coupled metering cell, with recall of the optimum adjustment by needle on the hood and with the top of the viewfinder.
This viewfinder is collimated with farme of 45mm and optical marks of the correction of parallax.
Its shutter is a PRONTORMAT

The lens f2.8 45mm Schneider-Kreuznach Radionar L, deserves an special attention. Indeed, this Radionar 3 lenses is known as optically correct but its version “L” is rare. Indeed, the manufacturer used for this optics, the extremely rare chemical item natural or “rare earth” which is Lanthanum (La) > (acronym “L” of optics) for the treatment of his lenses. The addition of its oxide (La2O3) or its carbonate (La2 (CO3) 3) increases the index of refraction and decreases the chromatic aberration of glass.  I never tested this camera to check out all that…

Adox Polomat 2

Adox Polomat 2