Ideal Plate cameras 1927-1938

From the Ica company Zeiss Ikon inherited the Ideal camera for the 6,5x9cm/9x12cm/10x15cm/13x18cm plate formats.

The picture above is from the catalog C 292 b, dated October 1928.

During its production/selling time as a Zeiss Ikon camera the Ideal changed from Bestellnummer.

The next table lists the original Bestellnummer starting in 1926 next to the newer one, late 1928/early 1929.

Ideal BN changes
originalBN later BN
111 250/3
225 250/7
325 250/9
385 250/11

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