11 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 376
GBP 200 - GBP 300
SUPER NETTEL 536/24 NO. X95574
black, engraved on the back of top-plate 'FOR CHINA' in Chinese characters, with a Carl Zeiss, Jena Tessar f/2.8 5cm. lens no. 1508923, in maker's ever ready case
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Condition: 4C(ii) Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Working but accuracy of shutter (usually at slow speeds) questionable. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
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