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50/2.8 Zeiss Tessar for Exakta

The 50/2.8 Tessar with automatic diaphragm. This example is marked C. Z. Jena instead of Zeiss.


One of the longest lived lenses for the Exakta line was the 50mm Zeiss Tessar. Available initially with the camera in 1936, and appeared in a number of variations.