The Place to find Antique, Vintage, Retro or just plain used, 8 mm Super 8 mm 9.5
mm, 16 mm Film Projectors, Slide Transparency Projectors in Various Formats and also
a selection of Camera & Darkroom Equipment. Serviced, Refurbished & Reconditioned
Ikophot was Zeiss/Ikon's name for their hand-held meters; like a lot of companies,
they didn't get around to giving them separate model names until later on, fairly
popular, Zeiss made a couple versions of it with only minor tweaks.
This is the Ikophot Rapid which has a match-needle instead of a scale.
Weston Master Universal Exposure Meter
“ The Master 1” 1939/47
The first of the Weston Master 715 series, , this meter was produced at Newark NJ
in 1939 and then in the UK by Sangamo Weston in Enfield, Middlesex after the war
It is the first of the Master series and the first Weston to have an "upright" format.
Note that there is a 715 a and a 715 b - only the dials are slightly different.
Metrovick Photo-electric Exposure Meter
British Made 1939
The Metrovick photo-electric Exposure Meter consists of a light-sensitive
photocell, and a highly accurate and robust electrical measuring instrument
which, is calibrated directly in exposures at
F8 when using film rated at 23 Scheiner.
Zeiss Ikon Diaphot Extinction Meter
A very simple disc type extinction meter, the subject is viewed through the eye-piece,
turning the rim of the case causes a variable density wedge to rotate across the
At the indistinct point the shutter speed and aperture pairs can be read on the front
of the meter.
A blue glass filter is used to view the subject.
It was originally offered by ICA and later Zeiss Ikon from 1921 to 1934.
The meter has a viewfinder on the back.
Weston Cine Exposure Meter
Model 819 Circa 1939
A Weston 819 cine light exposure meter, dating from 1937, this is really a 650 cine
version but it was numbered out of sequence in the 8 range because of its direct
Made in Newark New Jersey in 1939
The Weston Master V Universal Exposure Meter 1960s
UK Made - Model S461
The fifth of the Weston Master series, this meter was made only in the UK, starting
in 1963 and continuing to 1972.
Model S461 in the UK and 748 in the US. It is very similar to the EuroMaster (European
in the US) which followed it.
Aluminium with a beige-grey plastic case, they were not readily available in the
US and not widely sold in the UK
Agfa Lucimeter S Light Meter & Case
This is the last of the Agfa Light meters, This is a match-needle type with no scale
on the face.
It uses a selenium cell so no batteries to deal with. Simple to use, just aim it
at the subject and the needle moves. Then rotate the outer ring on the meter dial
and the diamond-shaped needle moves. Move the dial so that the other needle is in
the middle of the diamond shape. Then you can read the speed/aperture combinations
in the lower half of the dial.