London, South Kensington
11 December 2002
Corfield 66 SLR camera no. AA007 59
K. G. Corfield Ltd., England; 120-rollfilm, black-body panels, metal -body, with a Corfield Lumax f/3.5 95mm. lens no. 2212596 and a Corfield rollfilm back and single metal slide, in maker's fitted box
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John E. Lewis (1985), It's by Corfield. It must be good. The Periflex Story, p. 79-84, 96.
Corfield realised that there was demand for a quality medium format camera and undertook market research to determine what features were required. The Corfield 66 was introduced in 1961 and Lewis states that fewer than 300 units were built. The camera had no internal film transport mechanism but was supplied with a RADA rollfilm back with the Corfield name on it. A Lumax 95mm. lens was standard. Sold at £76 the camera was priced at little more than a Rolleicord and less than a Rolleiflex.
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