Zeiss Ikon Contaflex 35mm SLR Camera Synchro-Compur Tessar Lens 50 mm 1:2.8 Lens Case and Light Meter
Description: This is a Zeiss Ikon Contaflex 35 mm SLR camera. These cameras were produced in 1950s and 1960s. The camera has a leaf shutter. This camera appears to be one of the earlier models as evidenced by the use of a fixed lens. The camera comes equipped with an original Synchro-Compur 50 mm 1:2.8, Tessar Carl Zeiss lens. The camera also comes with an original hard leather case with a leather strap and a SEKONIC light meter in its original leather pouch. The camera is black in color with silver top and bottom. The camera is clean and appears to be in good working condition, but we did test it. However, we were told by the original owner that it is in good working condition. The camera is clean inside and out and the lens appears to be clean and free of fungal growth. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel f our description.
Size: Body of Camera is ~5" wide, ~3 5/8" at its highest, and is ~3" deep including the lens. The camera with the case, the lens, the strap, and the light meter weigh a bit over 2 pounds 5 ounces.
Maker: Carl Zeiss.
Marks: Zeiss Ikon Contaflex.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a great and very desirable camera which takes beautiful photos easily. All in all a nice and great camera which would make a nice addition to your collection.
Condition: The camera is clean and appears to be all there. The film advancing mechanism works well and the shutter fires correctly. The camera comes with its original hard leather case,, which is missing the front plate. The camera came directly from the home of the previous owner who assured us the camera is in good working condition. The body has some very minor scratches and some soiling to the exterior. The lens is intact, scratch free and clean. The case has scratches, is missing the front plate, has wear commensurate with its age and use, and has losses to the velvet cover on the interior. The strap associated with the camera also shows wear and scuffs. The light meter requires a small battery which is missing and as such we did not test it. The leather pouch for the light meter has light wear but is intact and attached to the strap. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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