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Meopta Flexaret V

“Little Crispy Hazy”

Meopta Flexaret V through the viewfinder.
Meopta Flexaret V hanging with yours truly. Photo © Yann.

It squeaks when winding, viewfinder cover is loose and the leather case is self-disassembling ... and it works perfectly. Almost always.

Manufacturer: Meopta

Country of origin: Czechoslovakia

Production years: 1958-1961

Type: Twin-lens reflex

Film format: 120, 6 x 6 cm

Viewfinder lens: Anastigmat 1:3/80 mm

Camera lens: Belar 1:3,5/80 mm

Shutter: Metax, 1 s - 1/400 s

Films used: Kodak Ektar 100, Kodak Tri-X at EV 400, Kodak T-max 100

Concrete shadow play at Karlit. Karlholmsbruk, Uppland, Sweden. January 2017.
Not far from the factory ground a few small cabins await their ultimate fate. Karlit. Karlholmsbruk, Uppland, Sweden. January 2017.
Interesting raising of the roof at El Molinar de Alcoy. Alicante, Spain. April 2017.
Arched interiors at El Molinar de Alcoy. Alicante, Spain. April 2017.
A door within a door at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
Camo at Sonderwaffenlager G. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
With a saucer left outside for the kitties (?) at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
Evening sun playing among the scattered furniture at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
There's no old farm without a farming equipment cemetery at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
A traditional milk canister (50 liters!) outside the workshop at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
The tractor awaits at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
Surroundings at Vårbruket. Uppland, Sweden. May 2015.
Schwedenrote, medium rare at Brända gården. Uppland, Sweden. May 2016.
Schwedenrote, well done at Brända gården. Uppland, Sweden. May 2016.
Fireplace in a fired place at Brända gården. Uppland, Sweden. May 2016.
Upside down side building at Brända gården. Uppland, Sweden. May 2016.
Possibly the old owners' pride parked outside the house at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
Birch taking the wheel at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
Heavy traffic at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
VW Beetle labelled with a prohibition against driving sticker at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
View of the lands at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
One of the postal services' quirky little composite vehicles at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
Moss and wipers at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
An Opel Rekord's rusty rear at Båstnäs bilkyrkogård. Värmland, Sweden. October 2015.
Where the wind was playing with the remains of the old helicopter hangars. Soviet Military Base SW. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
Gazebo by the hospital barracks at Soviet Military Base SW. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
Flats. Probably for the officers and their families. Soviet Military Base SW. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
The swimming pool was a haven for large dragon flies. Strangely there was also plenty of fish in the low water. Soviet Military Base SW. Former DDR, Germany. October 2014.
Magasinvägen, Spånga.
Magasinvägen, Spånga.
Magasinvägen, Spånga.
Magasinvägen, Spånga.
Magasinvägen, Spånga.
Sun Chemical, Spånga.
Sun Chemical, Spånga.
Sun Chemical, Spånga.
View from the boiler room at Filature Badin. Barentin, Normandy, France. March 2015.