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Zeiss Ikon Citoskop

The Citoskop was a carry-over from Contessa Nettel. It was a rigid, metal bodied stereo camera for 45 x 107mm plates. The camera has three lenses on the front, the two 65/4.5 Tessars in Compur shutters are for taking the photos, the center Sucher Triplett 65/4.5 is used for framing and focusing. Early cameras carry the Contessa-Nettel number 315. The camera was given the catalog number 671/1, and was produced until 1931.