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85/2 Zeiss Sonnar for Contarex

The 85/2 Sonnar in chrome finish.

The 85/2 Sonnar in black finish.

This was a fairly popular lens in spite of the fact that it cost $239 in 1968. It was basically the same successful design introduced for the Contax I in the 1930's, and it remained in production during the entire length of Contarex availablity.

The Zeiss product code for the lens is 11.2404.

Years produced

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


7585Black or chrome29 degrees7/3B56 and S49