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Zeiss Duchessa Contessa Nettel 6x4.5cm Folding Camera


  • $450.00
  • $450.00 Save $45

SKU: 20350
Barcode: 1930-17

This Carl Zeiss Ikon Duchessa Contessa Nettel 6x4/5cm miniature folding camera is in excellent condition cosmetically, mechanically and optically. A classic folding camera. Desirable Contessa Nettel folding plate film camera. Made in the late 20's shortly after Zeiss Ikon acquired Contessa Nettel. Branded Contessa Nettel on the back door. Desirable miniature 6 x 4.5cm plate film folding camera. Comes with a beautiful Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 75mm f4.5. Nice to have with the Tessar f4.5 lens which was the top of the line model at the time. Lens comes in a Compur lens shutter. Lens serial #610578. Camera body serial #258646. Just recently cleaned and serviced and comes with a clean bill of health. Comes with a 3 month in store warranty. In excellent condition overall. A must have.

  • Zeiss Ikon miniature folding camera
  • Rare Contessa Nettel example
  • 6 x 4.5cm folding camera
  • Speeds T, B, 1" - 1/300

Auction Includes
  • Camera body
  • Rodenstock viewfinder

Cosmetics 8/10
  • No dings, dents or major marks
  • Leatherette is all intact
  • Modest signs of wear on the chrome finish

Mechanics Working Well
  • Shutter speeds are accurate
  • Movements are smooth

Optics Clean & Clear
  • Viewfinder is bright and clean
  • Ground glass is clean
  • No fog, fungus, separation or scratches in the lens