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Zeiss Contax Forum for the classic Zeiss Contax I, II, III, IIa, IIIa , G series, and if you want to push it, the nice Contax point and shoots. Some spill over from the Kievs, the Soviet copy of the Contax II/III can also be expected. Plus the ONLY production camera ever made in classic Zeiss Contax Rangefinder mount WITH TTL metering ... the Voigtlander Bessa R2C.

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Old 03-15-2017   #241
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Old 03-15-2017   #242
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Old 03-25-2017   #243
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Contax I, with Jupiter 12, and Sonnar 135mm
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Still casually looking for a 135 Sonnar

Meanwhile I'll play with the Jupiter-11
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There's something that seems indecent about that shot!
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The heresy of using Soviet-era glass on a Third Reich era camera?
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The heresy of using Soviet-era glass on a Third Reich era camera?
I guess not... if they both before 1941
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Old 03-28-2017   #248
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Still casually looking for a 135 Sonnar
That (postwar) 85-135 Zeiss Torpedo finder which you already have is quite rarer by itself than a 135 Sonnar, which is quite easy to find for about $60 USD if you are persistent enough...
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Just added another Contax I (d) (version 5?) to the collection.



Shutter needs an overhaul, curtain straps are probably broken.
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Just added another Contax I (d) (version 5?) to the collection.

Shutter needs an overhaul, curtain straps are probably broken.
FWIW, "nobbysparrow" on eBay sells some custom Contax I frames counter reset buttons identical to the original ones.
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I would like to know how often do you see a Contax II with a smaller tripod thread like this? This is an export model with a distance scale in feet.

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1937/38 Contax III with a postwar 5cm/2 Sonnar
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Tenax II with Orthometar
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Tenax II with Orthometar

An North American Market Tenax II from 1938 with the rare 2.7cm f4.5 Orthometar and correct finder.

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