This camera has been produced with two different types of film rewind
wheel. One is grey, the other is black.
The optical part is also identical to the Photax III blindé. The
central shutter is still a Boyer Serie VIII mounted on a helical tube
which can be retracted into the body of the camera.
A version exists with a chromed helical tube.
The only significant difference with its predecessor in the "Blindé"
series, is the lens cap which is here a simple metal cap (not visible on
This last one protects only the lens and not the couple formed by the
shutter and the shutter release as on the model III Blindé.