sábado, 10 de noviembre de 2007

Contessa Nettel Tessco, Sonnar, Cocarette Luxus and Cocarette

Contessa Nettel Tessco, medium quality folding plate camera, the design dates back to 1913 when Contessa brought the Tessco to the market. It was continued after they merged with Nettel in 1919 to form Contessa Nettel, but was discontinued after Contessa Nettel merged with Ica, Goerz and Ernemann to form Zeiss Ikon in 1926.

Contessa Nettel Sonnar with 1:4,s f=12 cm Nº 151855 Sonnar lens.D.R.P Nº258646 D.R.G.M. Compur Nº 803237. Unusual folding plate camera with double extension bellow. Manufactured between 1919 and 1926.

Diference between the Zeiss Ikon Maximar 107/1( Right) and the Contessa Nettel Sonnar(Left)

Contessa Nettel Cocarette Luxus III 522/17, manufactured from 1919 until 1926 with Tessar 1:4,5 f= 12 cm lens, Nº 635417, Compur Nº 895555, D.R.P. Nº 256646 D.R.G.M.

Contessa Nettel Cocarette model 207 with Zeiss Ikon Logo, manufactured from 1919 until 1927, a transitional camera.

1 comentario:

Cupcake Zen dijo...

Great article. I have a Tessco and modified it to shoot instant film.
This is another model I modified.