The Ikoflex Ib (856/16) is a TLR camera that was made by Zeiss Ikon in the years 1956 to 1958. It is an improved version of the Ikoflex Ia, with a secured release lever on the right side of the taking lens.

Ikoflex Ib


  • Taking lens: Carl Zeiss Novar or Tessar 75 mm f3.5-16, 10 aperture blades
  • Viewing lens: Teronar-Anastigmat 75 mm f3.5
  • Shutter: Prontor-SVS, 1-1/300, B
  • Size and weight: 143 x 105 x 98 mm (HxWxD with closed viewer), 1.0 kg
  • Filter thread: 35.5 mm
  • Double-exposure prevention, the film transport also cocks the shutter


Zeiss Ikon TLR History Chart


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