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Contax D VEB
Producer data
Producer OPTIK Zeiss Ikon VEB Dresden (to 7/1952)
VEB MECHANIK Zeiss Ikon Dresden (to 8/1953)
VEB Zeiss Ikon Dresden (to 3/1958)
responsible constructor Wilhelm Winzenburg
Walter Henning
production period March 1952 to August 1956 no of produced cameras 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, modified film memory ring and film speed ring (6 to 400 ASA) 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  
collection data
Hummel-No 092 (Schulz-version: 10) Kadlubek-No. ZIK 5110
body no. 72783 lens no. 2054016
lens type Meyer-Optik Primagon 1:4.5 /35mm purchase price 110€
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