The original model stayed in production until 1970.
I think most of us know this, but a quick search showed no posts with the word CAMEROSITY in the title, so I'm posting this for reference.
Kodak cameras and lenses can be dated to the month and year of manufacture by the code word CAMEROSITY, where each letter indicates numerals 1 through 0: C A M E R O S I T Y 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 (Sorry, the forum doesn't let me line up the letters perfectly, but you get the idea!
) So the letters in the serial number "RS1234" would indicate 57, and the item would have been made in 1957.
You need the date code on the barrel near the rear element rather than the front serial number.
38mm f/4.5 lens and included finder (11.5 inches/0.29 meters close focus, Bay 60 filters, 33.2 oz./941 g). These magazines are interchangeable so you can swap film type, image size or use a ground-glass back.
The lens uses 10 elements in 7 groups and an internal floating focusing mechanism. Hasselblad says the flat field reproduction makes the lens ideal for accurate macro work, but that the moderate telephoto focal length will also suit portrait photographers.
The autofocusing system is effective throughout the entire distance range, and the smallest aperture available will be F32.Pricing will also be released closer to the availability dates.The Hasselblad 500C was introduced in 1957 by the Victor Hasselblad AB, replacing the original focal plane shutter models 1600F and 1000F, which, despite the novel concept never got rid of the problems associated with the shutter. warming filter, 4.2 foot focus distance (I needed the range from 3 to 9 feet rendered with optimum sharpness), Fuji Velvia in 1996 Hasselblad E24 magazine, Gossen Luna Pro SBC reads EV 11/12 at ISO 40, f/19 at 1/8. Shot on digital the sun would have blown out to a huge, ugly circle instead. filter, Kodak T-Max 100 in 1993 Hasselblad A12 magazine, Gossen Luna Pro SBC. Of course with an eighth-second exposure, the crawling train looks like it's going 85 MPH.Medium-format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has announced that it will introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model.The new lenses will be a 22mm wideangle, a 65mm moderate wide, a 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm.