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    Zeiss Ikon Contarex question please....

    Hi I was offered by my postman, knowing I love photography, a Old Zeiss Ikon Contarex RF. He'll bring it by tomorrow but he mentioned something interesting.

    He says that the "Little Circle" pops up. I am going to assume that this could be a (the) range finder in addition to the eye RF.

    Does anyone know of this?

    Thanks tons.
    Tom

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    Do you suppose it is a Contax or a Contarex?

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    He may have said Contax Jon....
    Thx

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    Right -- a Contarex is an SLR. Not sure what he meant by "little circle thing" pops up. It might be the Contax infinity lock.

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    Jon, thanks, he did say a range finder.
    Are these worth an investment of say $100?

    Thanks again.

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    If you look at the bottom of this link it has a pop up view finder so just maybe...
    http://www.cameraquest.com/zconrf1.htm

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    If it's a Contax (or a Contarex), then it's definitely worth $100.

    If it's a Contaflex SLR, a Contina, a Contessa or an Ikonta, then no -- probably only worth half that. Well, maybe if it was a folding Contessa.

    But I guess you have to see what camera it is.

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    Hey guys, it was the Contina and I'm going to pass on it as it's worth about $30 or so.
    Thanks for the help.



 

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