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Zeiss Ikon Contaflex Prima
The Contaflex Beta was replaced by the Contaflex Prima in 1959. Like the Rapid, it accepted the
interchangeable film magazine, and had the wind lever and built in accessory shoe. It retained the
45/2.8 Pantar lens with interchangeable front cell. The name was engraved in a very stylish script (like
the Rapid), which made for an atractive looking camera.
The front cell could be replaced with a 30/4 and a 75/4 Pantar, as well as the Steritar D.