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P. Angénieux Paris
Pierre Angenieux was born in 1907 at St. Heand in the Loire Region. He founded a company specialising in cinema equipment in 1935. It has made lenses for still and movie cameras, and for military applications. In 1950, Angénieux released the first retrofocus lens, a design that allows to fit a wide-angle lens on single-lens reflex cameras without interfering with the moving mirror. The Retrofocus 35mm F3.5 was introduced in 1950 and the Retrofocus 28mm f3.5 in 1953. The production of these lenses was stopped in 1968.
|Company location||Saint-Héand, France|
|Manufacturer's name on the lenses||P. ANGÉNIEUX PARIS|
Lenses with fixed mount
RETROFOCUS TYPE R11
|28||3.5 - 22||6 / 6||0.5||BV||black with silver rings||58x0.75|
RETROFOCUS TYPE R1
|35||2.5 - 22||6 / 5||0.8||BV||black with silver rings||51x0.75|
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