Contina is a 35mm film viewfinder camera made by Zeiss Ikon and produced between 1962-65. Zeiss Catalog no. is 10.0626. [1]

See also the article Zeiss Ikon Contina series.


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  • Engraving on the top plate: Contina
  • Lens: Zeiss Ikon Color-Pantar 45mm f/2.8, filter slip-on, serial no.none
    • Aperture: up to f/22 setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel, w/ handles
    • Focus range: 3.5-10 feet +inf
  • Focusing: manual front cell focusing; ring, distance scale and DOF scale on front of the lens
  • Shutter: Prontor 250 S, speeds: 1/30-1/250 +B; setting: ring and scale on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Shutter release: on the right of the top plate w/ cable release socket
  • Cocking lever: also winds the film, short stroke, on the back of the camera
  • Frame counter: dial beneath the shutter release, not works wo/ the film in the camera
  • Viewfinder: bright frame, with parallax correction lines
  • Re-wind lever: folding crank, on the left of the top plate
  • Re-wind release: button on the bottom plate
  • Flash PC socket: on the front plate
  • Cold-shoe
  • Self-timer: lever, on the lens-shutter barrel
  • Back cover: hinged, opens by a latch on the left side of the camera
  • Embossing on back cover: Zeiss Ikon logo
  • Tripod socket: ¼"
  • Strap lugs : none
  • Body: metal; Weight: 450g
  • Serial no.on the back cover

Notes and references[]

  1. McKeown's p.1047