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A new Zeiss Ikon – and new Zeiss M mount lenses to go with it

Published in Autumn 2004 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Charles Barringer

See Pages 6 – 8.

In 2004, there was the announcement of a new camera bearing the name Zeiss Ikon. It had been more than 30 years since there had been a new camera with this trademark. Surprisingly, it was a rangefinder, 35 mm film format camera made to a very high standards and used new Zeiss lenses in the old Leica M bayonet mount. The article included lens diagrams of new, high quality lenses in this mount which meant that they fit this camera and all of the older Leica M cameras.

To go to the Journal itself, click on the year 2004 in the first line above.