Exa 500


Numbers in parentheses are factory part numbers (xx-xxx.xx).


A/R - Serial number range: 280000-380000. Total production: 100000
KR - Serial number range: 280375-385086. Total production: 104711


Known Versions
A/R Version KR Serial Range Changes Between Versions
1* 280375-280552 Leatherette embossed with "1", lower film sprocket bracket (750-000.10) is horizontally mounted. Parts Drawings
280881, 320700, 350852 Lower film sprocket bracket (750-000.39) is vertically mounted. Three cameras observed. Parts Drawings
306349, 311437, 384193 Lens locking lever without knob (300.51-20). Three cameras observed. Parts Drawings
385086 No bevel on shutter release button. One camera observed.


* - A/R lists a variant with plain ground glass instead of the fresnel/microprism.


Exakta 500


Numbers in parentheses are factory part numbers (xx-xxx.xx).


A/R - Serial number range: N/A Total production: N/A
KR - Serial number range: 322687-371526 Total production: 48839


Known Versions
A/R Version KR Serial Range Changes Between Versions
* 322687-333644 Top plate engraved EXAKTA 500, lens locking lever without knob (300.51-20), leatherette embossed with "1 Made in Germany (East)". Parts Drawings
332465-355747 "Made in Germany (East)" engraved on baseplate in black.
344577-371526 Baseplate engraving uncolored.


* - A/R mentions the Exakta 500 on the Exakta VX500 page but doesn't include it with the Exa models.


VX 200


Numbers in parentheses are factory part numbers (xx-xxx.xx).


KR - Serial number range: 358727-379110. Total production: 20383


Known Versions
A/R Version KR Serial Range Changes Between Versions
* 358727-369376 VX200 nameplate riveted to the top plate, top of prism housing has a piece of leatherette covering the Ihagee Dresden engraving.
361664-379110 VX200 nameplate glued onto the front of top plate, without a frame.


* - A/R mentions the VX200 but had not seen one at the time of publication.


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