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Manufactured in Germany from 1959 until 1963.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 12074

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Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super

Traduction de Manuel M

Another one re-use of name of model, but its predecessor the Contaflex TBO is a truth myth Zeiss ikon!

Contaflex shortly in 1953, Contaflex I of 1954 to 1958 (without cell, Contaflex IIA,
Contaflex III, Contaflex IV, alpha, beta rapide, Prima, Super, Super B, Super BC, Super BC “BW”,
Contaflex S automatic, Contaflex 126. PHEW!

Our Contaflex super (10.1271), itself, has its small characteristic chrome wheel!

Here what the “advertizing agents” said of Contaflex Super in 1961:

“Contaflex: the camera bestseller in 164 countries.

Everywhere in the world, the Contaflex entirely answers the user expectations. Hundreds of thousands discovered, for their favorite pastime, the decisive advantages of the Contaflex which thus became the reflex camera mono-lens more required.
That which knows the performances of this camera, compares size, weight and design, adopts the Contaflex without hesitating!
Small overall dimensions, lightness and elegance… such are the external characteristics of the Contaflex. And the quality of the photographs identifies its user.


Lens Zeiss Tessar 1:2,8 F: 50mm; enormous scope going from microphotography to photography to short distance up to 9 cm. via the reproduction on the scale 1:1, from the wide-angle to the telelens of 400 mm; trifonctionnal viewfinder without parallax; two autonomous rangefinders; automatism of exposure thanks to the adjustable selector of illumination without stopping the centring; shutter Synchro-Compur going until the 1/500 second, shutter release with self timer; fast cocking lever “

Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super

Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Super