Contax IIa Black Dial with 50mm f2.0 Sonnar Lens

Zeiss Ikon Contax Camera Repair

A home for your Zeiss Ikon Contax, Contarex or Super Ikonta camera!

This camera is available for immediate sale. If your needs are for a Contax camera that is of museum quality please inquire as it is possible to assemble a perfect camera and lens for you out of perfect parts. No camera leaves my hands until it is performing at its full potential and is completely reliable. All come with a one year guarantee that is rarely needed but is promptly and cheerfully fulfilled.

Please feel free to make an offer on any Camera, Lens or Accessory for sale. Every offer will be forwarded to the equipment owner who will consider it and make the final decision.

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Yes, I do ship to Japan, Australia, the UK and the EU by United States Post Insured Express Mail.

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Rebuilt Contax IIa Black Dial with 50mm f2.0 Sonnar Lens

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This is a completely rebuilt Contax IIa Black Dial Camera in Mint Condition. It has recently undergone a complete Zeisscamera overhaul. All of the camera mechanisms have been rebuilt, cleaned, lubricated and adjusted to original factory specifications. This work includes the shutter, rangefinder, self-timer, and viewfinder. It comes with a rebuilt and precision collimated 50mm f2.0 Sonnar lens. The camera and lens come with a one year guarantee.


This lens is in Mint condition. It has recently been completely overhauled with all lens elements being cleaned. The lens has been precision collimated to match the camera body. The lens is extremely sharp and will produce the stunning pictures it was designed to produce. There is a big optical difference between the f1.5 and 2.0 lenses. This is that the 50mm f2.0 is optically superior. This is shown by the fact that the f1.5 lens has a smallest aperture of f11.0 whereas the 2.0 lens has a minimum aperture of f22. When lenses are compared the one with the smallest of the smallest aperture is always the one that is optically superior.

As you can see from this picture this lens has absolutely no separation and not the slightest scratch or cleaning mark. It is a perfect lens in every way and it will produce remarkable pictures with the most astounding bokeh and depth of field when set at f22.0.

Any marks or imperfections apparent in this picture are dust or reflections.



This camera and lens appear to me to have spent their lives on a shelf. This camera appears to have never been stored on its back.


A top view of the camera shows the super mint clean condition of the metal work.


The bottom of this camera is absolutely beautiful. The chrome is so shiny it is almost impossible to take a picture of it.


The bottom of the camera is perfect demonstrating it has never been dropped.



The back of the camera is perfect and the markings on the pressure plate show no film has been through this camera. It is, for all intents and purposes, a new camera.

Tenax751 .

The interior of the camera is perfect. The camera comes with the original Contax film spool.



These are the terms of sale:


Acceptable payment forms are PayPal, personal check drawn on a bank in the USA, Bank check or money order denominated in USD, wire transfer. Foreign money orders and checks require a two week wait for bank clearance. Items come with a seven day inspection period commencing at the time of delivery after which the sale is final with no refund allowed. Shipping costs for returns for a refund are at the cost of the buyer. All shipments are sent fully insured and shipments to countries where shipping insurance is not offered are at the buyer's risk of loss or damage. Customs documents are honestly prepared. All taxes or duties are the responsibility of the buyer. All deliveries in the State of California require the payment of State Sales Tax. Shipment occurs after funds are verified to be received by the bank of the camera owner. Shipment is normally by insured USPS Express mail.

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