Title and statement of responsibility area
ICA Icarette Model A
General material designation
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1912 - 1925 (Manufacturing)
Physical description area
1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 7 x 13 x 2.5 cm (closed) ; 7 x 13 x 11 cm (open)
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Donated to Ryerson by Wilhelm E. Nassau.
Scope and content
The ICA Icarette was manufactured in c. 1912-1925 in by the ICA A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany. This item is a model A, also called an Icarette 0, V.P. Icarette, or Icarette 500/12, as indicated by the Helka Double Anastigmati lens (f6.8) and the Compur shutter consistent with this model. Model B was very similar with the inclusion of the use of plates as well as film.
The Icarette Model A uses 127 roll film. The frame size is 4×6 cm. Features include an extra large brilliant collapsible findermade with an indestructible metal mirror, an automatically locking infinity focus when the bellows are drawn out, and level-adjusted focus. The outside is covered with black leather.
The Icarette series continued after the incorporation of ICA into Zeiss Ikon in 1926.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Body Number: H.16626 dates it before the incorporation of ICA into Zeiss Ikon which occurred at "L".