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The Taxo was a continuation by Zeiss Ikon of a model introduced by Contessa-Nettel. It is a fairly simple but well build folding bed camera available in two sizes; 6,5 x 9 cm (122/3 & 126/3) and 9 x 12 cm (122/7 & 126/7). As usual with this type of camera it was available with different lenses and shutters.
|Zeiss Ikon Taxo 64 (122/7)|
image by Jaap Schelvis (Image rights)
Specifications of camera shown
- Type: vertically-styled all metal body folding camera
- The name Taxo 64 embossed in the leatherette beneath the handle
- Format: 9x12 cm.
- Manufacturer: Zeiss ikon
- Years of production: c. 1926 - 1937
- Lens: "FRONTAR" 1:9 F = 14 cm.
- Shutter: Dial-set Derval with 25, 50, 100, B, T speed settings
- Viewfinder: Reflex finder
- Focusing: sliding bed with distance scale on the side
- Dimensions closed & weight: 4.8x10x15.5 cm; 787 gr.