Contax III c.1936-c.1942

Contax III

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Zeiss Ikon introduced the Contax in 1932, and photographers considered this 35 mm camera to have a high quality coupled rangefinder—rivaling the Leica. The Contax III had an uncoupled exposure meter and combined rangefinder and viewfinder windows.

The Evolution of 20th Century Camera Technology from the William B. Cavanaugh Collection