Tag Archives: Rangefinder

Exclusively Zeiss Ikon

Published in Autumn 1999  Zeiss Historica Journal

Authors: Joseph K. Brown; John D. Baca

See Page 14 – 18

The story of the Super Ikonta B: a 2 ¼” x 2 ¼” format rangefinder camera that was without equal for most of its life span. No other photographic manufacturer even ventured into the rangefinder market for this size format. It was wildly popular and pocket-able.

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Zeiss Four Meter Stereo Rangefinder

Published in Spring 1987 Zeiss Historica Journal

Author: Nicholas Grossman

See Page 4 – 5.

The military rangefinder was developed about the same time as the prism binocular. This 4 meter base version was on exhibit at the Auckland Museum and Institute in New Zealand. This article describes it and some similar devices for estimating the distance to a particular location or target. Illustrated  with a smaller 32 cm base rangefinder.

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