Camera has interchangeable lens and rangefinder focus. Speeds range from 1/1000-1 second and B.
Nice clean optics with this lens. With lens original rare Zeiss Ikon collapsible lens HOOD. Of Dresden decided to produce a competitor to the. Designed to be superior in every way. The name Contax was chosen after a poll among its employees. Heinz Kuppenbender was its chief designer. 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.
Other main differences included focusing drive built into the camera body for use. With standard lens, removable back, shutter speed knob integral with film wind knob placed at the front of the camera body, and finished in black. Contax I, or Original Contax. Is a 35mm Rangefinder Camera m. Ade 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.
The item "Zeiss Contax I 35mm rangefinder camera. Tessar 5cm f3.5 lens.
- Color: Black
- Model: Contax I with Tessar 5cm f/3.5 lens
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Brand: Zeiss Ikon Contax I rangefinder camera