Camera has interchangeable lens and rangefinder focus. Speeds range from 1/1000-1 second and B. Ex/Ex+ or 8/8.5 of 10. Shutter is in good working conditio.
This Contax I camera has been cla'd. Rangefinder is working, with nice contrast. Tessar 5cm / 2.8.
Some slight haze inside of this lens, and some fine cleaning marks on the front element. These marks are fine, and probably will not affect your photos. Lens has few dust spots inside that can be seen with a flashlight only. These will not affect your images.
Made between 1932 and 1936, the original Contax later known as Contax I after later models were introduced. Using a die-cast alloy body it housed a vertically travelling metal. The interlocking slats were aligned by specially made silk ribbons, which were very strong but subject to wear. The coupled rangefinder had a very long baseline, with its own eyepiece next to that of the viewfinder.
Made between 1932 and 1936 by. The Contax I had (6) six identifiable variants, but fundamentally identical. The removable back was for faster loading and reloading, the bayonet lens mount was designed for rapid lens interchangeability, the long-base rangefinder allowed more accurate focusing, and the vertical metal shutter not only gave a faster maximum speed but also banished the problem of shutter curtains burning. This Contax I w/5cm f2.8 Tessar lens ells with. With NO RESERVE at a price of.
The item "Classic Zeiss Contax I 35mm rangefinder camera with 5cm f2.8 Tessar lens & Hood" is in sale since Wednesday, September 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras". The seller is "igorcamera" and is located in Solon, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Brand: ZEISS
- Model: Contax I with Tessar 5cm f/2.8 lens
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Color: Black