28 March 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 240
GBP 250 - GBP 350
Contax IIa no. U2267
with a Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar f/1.5 5cm. lens no. 3051853, the accessory shoe engraved ZEISS IKON STUTTGART, the Zeiss Ikon logo stamped above the self-timer on the front of the body, with lenshood, in maker's ever ready case
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Condition: 4B(ii)Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Apparently working. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
According to Barringer Contax IIa and IIIa cameras with the Zeiss Ikon logo appearing above the self-timer were produced to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Zeiss Ikon.
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