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21/4.5 Zeiss Biogon for Contarex

One of the original lenses for the Contarex system, it is designed for use with the Bullseye and Special only. It is a  non-retro focus design requires mirror lockup, basically the same design produced for the Contax system. Like the Contax version, it is provided with an auxiliary shoe mounted viewfinder.

The Zeiss product code for the lens is 11.2402.

Years produced

Quantity producedBlack or chrome Angle of view Elements/groups Filter size


4000Chrome90 degrees8/5B56