Contessa Nettel Sonnet Tropen Tropical 4.5 x 6 Plate Pocket Camera German Vintage

Contessa Nettel Sonnet Tropen Tropical 4.5 x 6 Plate Pocket Camera German Vintage

£795

Circa

1925

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Cameras, Tropical, Wood Body Cameras

Description

Offered for sale;
Contessa Nettel, Stuttgart Germany Tropen (Tropical) Sonnet 4.5 x 6 plate vest pocket camera, circa 1925
D.R.P. No 258646 D.R.G.M.
Rare palm size strut folding plate camera, teak wood body, leather covered metal front cover, brown leather bellows, nickel fittings.
Carl Zeiss Tessar 1:4,5 f = 7,5cm lens, no. 606182,
Compur shutter.

Calibrated fine focusing with pull up wheel.
90 degrees turning ‘brilliant’ view finder, pop up peep sight with hing out wire frame landscape viewer.
All in very good condition with no damage or repair and fully functioning.
Great design, excellent folding action, very tight and rigid.
Now with ROLlEX PATENT roll film attachment.
No plate holders or ground glass screen.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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