Zeiss Super Nettel 1

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  • Category: Collectors' Cameras & Accessories


Used condition but working.

Rangefinder and shutter function, though accuracy cannot be guaranteed

Note the dent on the baseplate, which is obviously not visible when the camera is displayed on a shelf.

The Super Nettel is a 35mm folding camera made by Zeiss Ikon. It was introduced in 1934 and was intended to be a cheaper, fixed lens, derivative of the Contax I. Its Zeiss Ikon code number was 536/24. It had a coupled rangefinder, separated from the viewfinder and quite similar to the Super Ikonta rangefinder, and a focal plane shutter to 1/1000, similar to the Contax shutter. The Super Nettel I had a black finish and the choice of three lenses, from the cheaper Zeiss Triotar 5cm f:3.5 to the expensive Zeiss Tessar 5cm f:2.8, with the Zeiss Tessar 5cm f:3.5 in between, probably the best choice in terms of quality.

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