Contax T-2 Platinum Special Edition (1100 pieces)

The Contax T-2 updated the Contax T in 1990. The hinged front door was replaced by a disappearing lens cover. A tiny flash is built in, but at the expense of an accessory shoe. Infrared auto focusing with manual focus option, Fully programmed exposure.

At 3000USD this was one of the most expensive compact 35mm cameras made.

Grip made of ostrich leather.  Body platinum improves. 

Specifications for the Contax T-2:


Carl Zeiss Sonnar 2.8/38 retractable lens.
Auto & manual focusing.
Aperture Priority/Program AE Plus.
+/- 2EV Exposure compensation in 1/3-step increments. f2.8 -f16
Built in flash.
Optional Red-eye pre-flash.
Automatic and fill flash.
Motorized film auto load, advance and rewind.
DX film speed setting.
Auto retracting titanium lens cover.
Self timer.
Shutter speed range from 1/500 to 10 minutes.
Titanium body, also finished in black
Weight 295g without battery

Ebay  2006/05/29 811.77USD, 2006/11/26 299USD (box)

Last updated 26th November 2006