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Zeiss Contessa Nettel 4x5 Wooden Folding Plate Camera


  • $1,295.00

SKU: 20877

This Zeiss Contessa Nettel 4x5 wooden folding plate camera is in good condition cosmetically and optically but needs service mechanically. A hybrid of a 4x5 view camera with plate film holders and a compact folding camera similar to the famous Voigtlander Bessa 6x9. Has a built in cloth focal plane shutter. All teak wood body with a set of original matching metal plate film backs. Beautifully constructed.

-Circa 1910's
-Vintage teak folding plate camera
-4" x 5" plate film format

Auction Includes
-Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 150mm f4.5 lens
-3 double sided film holders

Cosmetics 8.5/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Body shows very modest signs of use

Mechanics Needs Service
-Movements are smooth and working well
-Shutter requires CLA
-Auction does not include ground glass

Optics Clean & Clear
-No light leaks in the bellows