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Zeiss Ikon Contina III (type 529/24)

Manufactured from 1955 to 1958, the Contina III was fitted with an interchangeable 45mm f/2.8 Pantar lens in a Prontor SVS shutter and was equipped with a coupled exposure meter.

Zeiss Ikon Contina III

Here is a picture of the Contina III outfit, the camera is shown here fitted with the Pantar 30mm f/4 wide-angle lens. The Pantar 45mm f/2.8 standard lens, and 75mm f/4 lens are clipped into the bases of their bubble cases, and you can see the original accessory wide-angle and telephoto viewfinders.

This camera uses the same Pantar lenses as the Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Prima.

Contina III instruction manual on Mike Butkus' excellent website.

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