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Consol ZJ
Contax D VEB Contax D VEB cut model Contax D Ernemann Tower Pentacon first variant (ZI) HEXACON ZI Astraflex '35 Pentacon second variant Consol Consol ZJ No Name Super-D Hexacon Contax E Contax E Pentacon E Contax F Pentacon F small knobs Pentacon F Contax FB Pentacon FB Contax FM Pentacon FM Pentacon FM large tower Pentacon FBM


Pentacon, second variant, export variant
Producer data
Producer VEB Zeiss Ikon Dresden responsible constructor Walter Henning
production period April 1956 to August 1956 no of produced cameras part of Contax D series (69,599)
Technical properties of the camera
shutter type mechanically controlled horizontal-run rubberised 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 engraved: large Ernemann tower + VEB + ZJ (possibly Zeiss Ikon or Zeiss Jena)
collection data
Hummel-No 096d? (Schulz-version:18?) Kadlubek-No. none
body no. 48771 lens no. 4762313 (4424302
lens type C.Z. Jena B 1:2 f=58 (Biotar) purchase price 310€
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