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Contax S, variant "C"
Producer data
Producer MECHANIK Zeiss Ikon VEB Dresden, since march 1951 OPTIK Zeiss Ikon VEB Dresden responsible constructor Wilhelm Winzenburg
Walter Henning
production period August 1950 to December 1951 no of produced cameras 7,730
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled horizontal-run rubberized cloth-blind type shutter exposure time
(possible settings)
B, 1/1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/20, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200,1/500, 1/1000
view finder fixed eye-level view finder with condenser type ground-glass focusing screen (´Stevens Screen´) mirror no instant-return mirror
film transport / frame counter knob film advance, loose film take-up spool, manual frame counter lens mount M42x1
self timer mechanically, ~10s battery none
metering system none flash system none
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder none
general comments
bulletContax S with self timer
collection data
Hummel-No 089 (Schulz-version: 6) Kadlubek-No. ZIK 5080
body no. 8041 lens no. 4174938
lens type Tessar 2.8/50 T Carl Zeiss Jena purchase price 200€
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