Koni Omega Rapid M

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I have just been gifted with a Koni Omega Rapid M film camera from a friend of my mother's.

I have absolutely no clue at all about this or any other film camera, and it looks like no other camera I've ever seen!

Can anyone point me in the right direction of a user guide/film type/ or even give me any information on how to approach it?
 
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Its a rangefinder that shoots 6x7 on 120 film, its not unlike a Mamiya press.
It has a peculiar wind on, where you push a handle with toothed rack in to the side of the film back to advance frame.
I have a 58mm koni omega Hexanon lens, I dunno why, I just have....no camera to put it on though..lol
 
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Its a rangefinder that shoots 6x7 on 120 film, its not unlike a Mamiya press.
It has a peculiar wind on, where you push a handle with toothed rack in to the side of the film back to advance frame.
I have a 58mm koni omega Hexanon lens, I dunno why, I just have....no camera to put it on though..lol
There seems to be quite a few models of this camera, and some information here: http://www.photoethnography.com/ClassicCameras/KoniOmegaRapidM.html
There's also a very short video on Youtube showing this wind on action.
 
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