Zeiss Ikon Nettar 518/2 - Signal Model


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A vintage folding medium format camera you can still shoot today, Zeiss is known for their manufacturing optical glass of unsurpassed quality. The Nettar 518/2 was manufactured in the late fifties as an amateur model but shares many features with the more expensive Ikonta.

Takes readily available 120 film and this is the Signal model which features a handy red flag which appears in the viewfinder, preventing double exposure. This model takes 6x6cm photos.

Shutter fires smoothly at all speeds, opens quickly and smoothly, and comes with original case with shoulder strap

-Production period: 1952 to 1958
alternate name: Signal Nettar
-Film Format: 120 roll film (8 exposures format 6×9cm, 6×6cm and 6×4.5cm)
-Viewfinder: optical, built into top cover
-Novar Anastigmat 1:4.5/105mm Velio leaf shutter
-Dimensions (folded) : 135 x 160 x 50 mm

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