Balda Baldessa Ib (1958)

This is a Baldessa Ib, a 35mm rangefinder made by Balda Kamera-Werk in Bünde, West Germany starting in 1958.  This was the third, and best featured of the original Baldessa lineup, improving upon lesser Baldessas with a coupled rangefinder and uncoupled selenium exposure meter.  The camera was well built, but … Continue reading Balda Baldessa Ib (1958)