Bébé Plate cameras 1927-1931

From the Ica company Zeiss Ikon inherited the Bébé camera for the 4,5x6cm/6,5x9cm plate formats.

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

Even during its short production/selling time as a Zeiss Ikon camera the Bébé changed from Bestellnummer...

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

Bébé BN changes
originalBN later BN
40/2 342
41/2 342/3


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