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Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:4.5 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4.5) all chrome medium telephoto lens

Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 4.5/13.5cm; a very interesting prototype lens in original Contax mount, cap; approx. Year: c.1930

Credit: Image courtesy of Mr. Peter Coeln from LEICA Shop®, Austria who also operates a popular Westlicht Auction House. Image Copyright © 2008. All rights reserved. Please respect the visual property of the contributing photographer.

Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:4.5 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4.5) all chrome medium telephoto lens
Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:4.5 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4.5)   full scales view
Rear lens mount section of Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:4.5 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4.5)

Carl Zeiss 135mm f/4.5 Tessar for
LEICA screw mount

Carl Zeiss for LEICA screw mount 135mm f/4.5 Tessar



Carl Zeiss JENA Sonnar 1:4 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4) black/nickel medium telephoto lens
for Contax, very early lens in black/nickel, distance scales marked in feet, both caps; approx. Year: 1932


Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm; for Contax, very early lens in black/nickel, 
distance scales marked in feet, both caps; approx. Year: 1932
Made in Germany on Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm

Distance scales and lens barrel in nickel finish + orgiginal Carl Zeiss Jena lens cap made in 1930+ for Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm; for Contax, very early lens in black/nickel,



Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm, for Contax I, black/nickel with metre distance scales

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm, for Contax I, black/nickel, export version with distance scales marked in feet, rear cap.
Approx. Year: 1934/5

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm, for Contax I, black/nickel, export version with distance scales marked in feet, rear cap. 
Approx. Year: 1934/5
Carl Zeiss Jena  made filter set, approx year 193x
Carl Zeiss Jena made filter set, approx year 193x

Carl Zeiss JENA Sonnar 1:4 f=13.5cm (135mm f/4) all chrome medium telephoto lens

Carl Zeiss JENA Sonnar 1:4 f=13.5cm

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm; early chrome Sonnar 4/13.5cm (in feet), chrome Sonnar 4/13.5cm (in meter)

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 4/13.5cm; early chrome Sonnar 4/13.5cm (in feet), chrome Sonnar 4/13.5cm (in meter)

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