|Ikonta 6x9, 521/2, prewar (1939)|
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The 521/2 is a member in the long Ikonta line of a folding cameras, produced by the German company Zeiss Ikon.
It takes 8 images size 6x9 cm on 120 type rollfilm and comes equipped with a variety of lenses and shutters.
It was also sold as the Ikonta 21/4 x 31/4.
- Production period : 1938 to 1952
- Format : 6 x 9 cm on 120 type rollfilm
- Known Lens/Shutter combinations (prewar) :
Novar 4.5/11 cm lens in a Compur shutter
Novar 3.5/10.5 cm lens in a Compur or Compur-Rapid shutter
Tessar 4.5/10.5 cm lens in a Compur or Compur-Rapid shutter
Tessar 3.8/10.5 cm lens in a Compur or Compur-Rapid shutter
- Known Lens/Shutter combinations (postwar) :
Novar 4.5/10.5 cm lens in a Klio shutter
Novar 4.5/105 mm lens in a Prontor-S shutter
Novar 3.5/105 mm lens in a Prontor-S shutter
Tessar 3.5/105 mm lens in a Compur-Rapid shutter
- Filter Size : ?
- Flash synchronisation (only postwar) : Socket on shutter, X-synchronisation
- Lighmeter system : none
- Double exposure prevention : Yes
|Ikonta 521/2, postwar|
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- Color Finish : Black with chrome ornaments
- Color Leatherette : Black
- Dimensions WxHxD (folded) : 155x81x43 mm
- Weight: 680 grams
- Bernd K.Otto, Article "Die Entwicklung der Ikonta/Super Ikonta (1)" in the German magazine Photo Deal Nr.46 III/2004
- Bernd K.Otto, Article "Die Entwicklung der Ikonta/Super Ikonta (2)" in the German magazine Photo Deal Nr.47 IV/2004
- Zeiss Ikon brochure, W5214 Holl.15000 350 O/1096, 1950, Dutch, page 3