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Zeiss Ikon Contarex Professional

The Contarex Professional is usually found in worn condition

The Professional was introduced in 1967 as a replacement for the Contarex Special. It was the first of the new body style. It was last Contarex SLR without a built-in meter. The prism finder was fixed, as would be all Contarex finders to follow. Available only in chrome finish, it was discontinued in 1968 after only 1500 were produced. Actual Production ran from June 1966 until March 1967.

Serial numbers run in on continuous batch from K45001 to K46500. It was given the product code 10.2700.