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Contax Carl Zeiss JENA 1:2.8 f=18cm (180mm f/2.8) Olympia Sonnar Telephoto lens
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Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm, very rare chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax, cap, original leather covered wooden box. Approx. year of production:- Year: 1936 highly collectible

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm, very rare chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax, cap, original leather covered wooden box. Approx. year of production:- Year: 1936

 

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR VERSION front view
Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR VERSION rear view with lens cap on
Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR VERSION rear view with lens cap removed
Front and side views of Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar

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lens data incription on a Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR VERSION

metal lens hood for Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR VERSION
with chrome metal lens cap on for Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180MM F/2.8 chrome Olympia-Sonnar with direct mount for Contax PRE WAR rare VERSION

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 180mm f/2.8 1937 model
Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar with Flektoskop 543/70 (with matching lens number), cable release, rear cap, eye-cup, original case; Year: 1937

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar with Flektoskop 543/78 (with matching lens number) , cable release, rear cap, eye-cup, original case; Year: 1937

Full leather box to house the Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar with Flektoskop 543/78 (with matching lens number) no.W91205, cable release, rear cap, eye-cup, original case; Year: 1937
Flektoskop 543/78
Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar
Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 2.8/18cm for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar with Flektoskop 543/78 (with matching lens number), cable release, rear cap, eye-cup, original case; Year: 1937

Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 18cm f2,8 for Contax, chrome Olympia-Sonnar with  Year: 1936

A lovely picture of an old, chrome Carl Zeiss Jena Olympia-Sonnar 18cm f2,8 for Contax; approx. Year: 1936
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