The Ferrania Eura is an Italian camera manufactured in Milan in 1958.
The Ferrania company was founded in 1923 in Italy. It manufactures photographic films. It was in 1938 that it was named Ferrania, previously known as Film Capelli-Ferrania since 1932.
In 1964, the company was acquired by 3M and entered the American market. It stopped producing film in 2012.
Pier Paolo Pasolini is an Italian writer, journalist and screenwriter who made many films with Ferrania cameras and Ferraniacolor and Pancro 30 films. This led to the expansion of the brand in the 1950s and 1960s. He directed, for example, “Marisa la civetta”, “Theorem”, “The Gospel according to Saint Matthew”, …
- Type : silver,
- Film format: 6 * 6 mm, film 120,
- Materials: plastic and metal,
- Shutter speed: 1/30s,
- Aperture: f8 and f12,
- Focusing: 2 m to infinity,
- Lens: meniscus,
- Shutter: Everset,
- Weight: 244g.
Where to find it and at what price?
This camera is rare. You can find it for 30€ in garage sales or on websites like EBay.