The Contarex is a 35mm SLR. Camera made by Zeiss Ikon. It was first presented at Photokina. Was not made generally available until March 1960. It is popularly known as the Contarex I , the Bullseye or the Cyclops.
The camera was aimed at the high-end. The camera body, weighing 910 g.
Comprising some 1100 parts, with seven principal alloy pressure castings and additional stamped cover plates to complete the structure. However, it is rugged and. Are used in the aperture.
Inevitably it requires a specialist for its repair; 43 parts have to be dismantled to remove the top plate for internal access. The Contarex was the first 35mm SLR focal plane shutter.
Coupling to the shutter-, aperture-, and film speed. An aperture simulator for the exposure meter in the Cyclops window uses an iris in front of the selenium meter cell. The meter needle, to be aligned with an index. Triangle, is visible both in a top plate window and to the right in the viewfinder. A thumb-wheel on the camera controls the lens.
Aperture, and the value is shown in a window. On top of the centrally located meter cell (the Cyclops window).The aperture in the interchangeable automatic lens closes when the shutter release is depressed and reopens. When the camera is wound on for the next exposure. While a technical masterpiece and ahead of its time in many aspects, the Zeiss Contarex was a commercial failure. And contributed to the collapse of one of the worlds most storied manufacturers of cameras. The overwhelmingly complex design and unusual form factors that differed dramatically. Carl Zeiss Contarex Bullseye 35mm slr camera body. Classic heavy duty Zeiss Contarex full system professional 35mm slr camera body.
Uses Zeiss Contarex interchangeable lenses. Shutter speeds range is 1/1000 to 1 sec. This is the later model two of the Contarex Bullseye camera.
Working light meter, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. This nice Contarex Bullseye is in Ex+/Ex++ or 8.5/9 of 10 cosmetic condition. Very nice condition Contarex Bullseye camera. Someone painted an inventory # on the back door (see Photos). Includes original take up spool, eveready case.
Carl Zeiss Contarex Tessar 50mm f/2.8 normal lens. Lens apertures from f/2.8 to f/22. Close focus down to 15. Lens is in Ex++ or 9 of 10 cosmetic condition.
Nice chrome finish with little signs of wear. Clean optics with some very slight haze that will not affect your photos. Couple of small cleaning marks in the front lens coating that will have no affect on your photos. Overall nice condition 50mm f/2.8 Tessar normal lens.Don't miss this nice clean Contarex Bullseye camera with 50mm f/2.8 Tessar lens, eveready case, and 35mm film magazine to add to your Contarex collection. This Contarex Bullseye camera and lens. The item "Zeiss Contarex Bullseye camera. Carl Zeiss Tessar 50mm f2.8.
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