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Contax S variant "D-2"
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Contax S, variant "D-2", large knobs
Producer data
Producer OPTIK Zeiss Ikon VEB Dresden responsible constructor Wilhelm Winzenburg
Walter Henning
production period April 1951 to December 1951 no of produced cameras 6,250
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 X synchronisation with coaxial socket on the top cover, none accessory shoe
flash indication none aperture reflection into view finder none
general comments
bulletContax small D version
bulletversion with large rewind and film advance knob
collection data
Hummel-No 091 (Schulz-version: 9) Kadlubek-No. ZIK 5100
body no. 15814 lens no. 2188245
lens type Meyer-Optik Primagon 1:4.5 /35mm purchase price 125€
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