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Zeiss Ikon Contina | by Süleyman (Deceased 04.2012)
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Zeiss Ikon Contina

Manufactured by Zeiss Ikon, Stuttgart, West Germany

Model: c. 1963, Zeiss Catalog no. 10.0626, produced between 1962-65

35mm film Viewfinder camera

Engraving on the top plate: Contina

Lens: Zeiss Ikon Color-Pantar 45mm f/2.8, filter slip-on, serial no.none

Aperture: up to f/22setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel, w/ handles

Focus range: 3.5-10 feet +inf

Focusing: manual front cell focusing; ring, distance scale and DOF scale on front of the lens

Shutter: Prontor 250 S, speeds: 1/30-1/250 +B; setting : ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel

Shutter release: on the right of the top plate w/ cable release socket

Cocking lever: also winds the film, short stroke, on the back of the camera

Frame counter: dial beneath the shutter release, not works wo/ the film in the camera

Viewfinder: bright frame, with parallax correction lines

Re-wind lever: folding crank, on the left of the top plate

Re-wind release: button on the bottom plate

Flash PC socket: on the front plate


Self-timer: lever, on the lens-shutter barrel

Back cover: hinged, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera

Embossing on back cover: Zeiss Ikon logo

Tripod socket: ¼"

Strap lugs : none

Body: metal; Weight: 450g

Serial no. C 31704 on the back cover

More info: in Camerapedia

McKeown's 12th ed. p.1047


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Taken on March 4, 2012