Ikoflex Ia came on the market following Ikoflex IIA (not like IIA, Ia uses small letter "a" at the last).
The apperance of this camera is almost the same as post-war Ikoflex I model except the nameplate was die-caseted and the product's name "IKOFLEX" was engraved in it, the character was changed, and the black-finished plate was attached on the camera front at the base of two lenses.
But since the overall finish of this camera was far beyond Ikoflex I, it showed that West-Germany based Zeiss-Ikon was getting over a bad knock of war little by little.
Most of the mechanisms including the focusing hood employed on it are the same as those on Ikoflex III except that the IIA-type focusing screen.
Well then, let's take a look at it.
- First introduced in 1952 by Zeiss-Ikon.
- Taking lens : Zeiss Opton Tessar 75mm f/3.5
- View lens : Teronar Anastigmat 75mm f/3.5
- Shutter : Prontar SV 1 - 1/300 sec.
- Film : 120 roll film