Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta A 531

Released 1937

This wonderful camera is one of the oldest in my collection, and yet I bought it specifically to use, not to look at. I wanted a medium format travel camera, because my medium format SLRs are too heavy to cycle with comfortably. This Super Ikonta folds up to a size barely larger than a modern digital compact, yet still produces 6×4.5cm negatives.

This camera was in quite bad condition when I bought it, but I had it restored. I wrote some notes about the Super Ikonta.

See all photos taken with the Super Ikonta A 531.

Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 531
Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 531

At a glance

Lens Tessar 7cm f/3.5
Film 120
Focus Coupled rangefinder
Meter None

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