Duchessa Plate camera 1926-1927

From the Contessa-Nettel company Zeiss Ikon inherited the Duchessa camera for the 4,5x6cm plate format.

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 Duchessa changed from Bestellnummer...

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

Duchessa BN changes
originalBN later BN
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