Item 2005.006.13.97 - Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super

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Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super

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  • 1959-1962 (Manufacturing)
    Zeiss Ikon

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera

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Item is a 35mm Compur reflex leaf shutter film camera with a fixed 50mm f2.8, and selenium light meter, manufactured in Stuttgart, Germany. This model of the Contaflex was introduced in 1959 and was baed on the Contaflex Rapid. The aperture and shutter speed settings can be locked for aperture priority while maintining the same exposure. The camera also incldes a Carl Zeiss Monocular 8 x 30 B, which can be screwed onto the lens for telephoto work.

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Includes users guide for both the camera and the monocular. This camera has a roll of exposed 35mm film included. Monocular includes leather case.

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Item was donated by Lois Reimer (accession number 2014.012) and was added to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2014.

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