Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 85mm f2 M39 mount lens

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                                  Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar 85mm f2 M39 mount

The Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar T 85 mm f/ 2   is a legendary fast portrait lens with a single-layer coating for rangefinder Contax I – Contax II cameras produced  at the Carl Zeiss Jena works in Dresden.

It is equipped  with an iris  circular 15-blade aperture (some versions have a 12-blade aperture).   The aperture control is continuously adjustable , not discrete, therefore any intermediate values is possible (you can set the aperture in between the numbers). This peculiarity is valued in video filming as well as for creating visual effects.

The pictures taken with this lens are characteristically "airy" and voluminous. The lens generates nice bokeh and rounded circles of confusion. General flexibility and contrast are very good. All mentioned above make the Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar T 85 mm  f/ 2 almost perfect portrait lens.The build is reliable. The body is made of aluminum. The focusing ring moves smoothly.

Due to its optical characteristics the Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar T 85 mm f/ 2  is very popular with photographers and collectors.


This lens has Leica M39 screw mount, so it will fit on all M39 mounted rangefinder film cameras. (Zorkij, FED, Leica I-II-III, Contax I-II-III, etc.) 

Also fit on many other rangefinder film & digital cameras with adapter (Leica M4, M3, M2, M1, M6 TTL, M7, M8, M9, M240, Konica Hexar RF, Zeiss Ikon M, etc.) or MILC cameras with using a correct adapter.
(micro 4/3, Panasonic G, GH, GX, Olympus PEN, OM-D, Sony NEX, A3000, A5000, A6000, A7, A7R, A7S, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, Pentax Q, Fujifilm X, BlackMagic S16 D16 cinema camera, etc.) 
Many adapters are available on ebay. 


Main technical data

Vendor name: Carl Zeiss Jena 

Type: Sonnar 

Focal length – 8.5cm

Focus min: 1.0m

Aperture range f2.0 – f22

Number of elements/groups –  7/3

Diaphragm blades: 15

Diaphragm action: fully manual

Filter size: 49mm

Weight (gr/oz) -  260/9,2

Mount – M39 mount.

Front and back caps are included. (camera not included)

Lens is in EXCELLENT condition. Works properly. Glass is clear, no scratches or any other damages on glasses, free of fungus inside.Focusing and stopping are smooth. Cosmetic condition see on photos.

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Returns are possible, if an item has been damaged while shipping, or have a factory defect. It will be changed or repaired in Moscow. And a buyer pays all shipping costs for returning.

Sorry, we do not ship to Nigeria. Time of shipping approx. 14 business days (3 weeks). This time is approximately, some delays are possible. Please be patient and wait, until your item arrived. If an item was lost, we can send a similar item (if we have in stock), otherwise, we will refund You full amount via PayPal. All our items have a warranty: New lenses come with one year of warranty.

In present time all parcels to Italy comes with delays: customs cleaning in Italy is very long. Attention Italian buyers: if You can't wait for the 4-5 weeks, please do not make a bid. We are sorry, but, can't affect to this situation.

Seller ships internationally (worldwide). Lens will be shipped by REGISTERED Airmail with tracking number from Russia (Moscow) (15-20 days to the USA). Lens will be carefully packed in strong box.

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