Carl Zeiss Jena Contax Photo Camera Sniper ƒ2,8/18cm, 1936

Carl Zeiss Jena Contax Photo Camera Sniper “Gewehransatz” ƒ2,8/18cm, 1936

the Zeiss Ikon rifle stock 543/75 was developed for the Olympic games 1936 in Germany by the famous sports photographer Lothar Rübelt, it is one of the most rare accessories for Contax, only very few are known to exist - it comes with a matching chrome Sonnar 2.8/18cm (1936) in Contax direct mount with hood,vario finder, Contax II - all in very good condition, this gunstock (now with the correct cable release) is illustrated in Kuc - Auf den Spuren der Contax, volume I, page 200.

Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica Auction

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