CONTAX G1 w/45 and 90
CONTAX G1 w/45 and 90
CONTAX G1 w/45 and 90

CONTAX G1 w/45 and 90

Regular price€1,199.00
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Tax included.

The Contax G1 is a 35mm rangefinder that use the "G"-mount, an electronic autofocus mount. Critics were quick to accuse the camera of not being a "true" (mechanical) rangefinder, since it used autofocus and electronically-linked mechanisms. But the AF mechanism in the G1, and later the G2 (introduced in 1996), does indeed use a twin-window system much like that of the older mechanical rangefinders—only in electronic form. An advantage of the Contax G finders over other rangefinder cameras is the fact that with lenses from 28mm to 90mm they always show the correct view (zoom rangefinders). The same is true for close focusing, as they also feature parallax correction.

What’s included?

The camera body with the 45mm f 2 and the 90mm, hood and caps, the leather strap and lens pouch for the 90mm

The body does not seem a green label but we can't say it 100% since we did not test it with the 35mm

Condition: Great, minimal signs of use

Optical: Viewfinder clean. Lens has some dust but with no haze/fungus/scratches

Mechanical: All shutter speeds are accurate and all mechanical functions are working.

Electronic: All electronic functions are working.

 

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