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You can fold the front and rear parts, so it gets very flat. With good glass they are really good - though some of them are extremely rare and expensive.

There were different ones for different focal lengthes from 35mm to 135mm all with their proper codes names. One Example here and more of them in the Wiki:


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I was not right that the folding finders were for all focal lengthes between 35 and 135mm.

There was only the SUOOQ for 2.8cm, which is bigger, the SAIOO for 7.3cm, the SEROO for 9cm and the SYEOO for 13.5cm which all look like the item on your photo. The SIZOO for 10.5cm was mentioned in a catalogue, but it Is unclear if it was ever sold. 


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I had a look to my photo-archives, and selected the following images :

- The first depicts the three basic "foldables" : SAIOO for 7,3cm, SEROO for 9cm and SYEOO for 13,5cm.

- The second one shows the SAIOO opoen, with its leather case.

- On the third picture, the SEROO folded and its original cardboard red box.

- And the two last ones illustrate the black and chrome versions of the SUOOQ for 2,8cm, which is foldable, but of a different type, less "flat"   when folded.

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