Tropen Adoro Plate cameras 1926-1934

From the Contessa-Nettel company Zeiss Ikon inherited the Tropen Adoro camera for the 6,5x9cm/9x12cm/10x15cm 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 Tropen Adoro changed from Bestellnummer.

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

Tropen Adoro BN changes
originalBN later BN
34 230/3
80 230/7
114 230/9


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