Zeiss Ikon 'Zeitlupe' high-speed camera. Model II, manufactured by Zeiss Ikon AG , Dresden, Germany, 1935. Outfit comprises two camera bodies, spare mirror drum, tripod with two heads, 1000mm lens and power pack.
The Zeitlupe or 'time magnifier' camera used a combination of a rotating mirror drum and continuously moving film. The maximum speed was 1,500 frames a second. A full load of film (180 feet) lasted just two seconds. Zeitlupe cameras were used to record the V-bomb experiments carried out by the Germans at Peenemunde in the Baltic during the second world war.