Carl ZEISS IKON Contarex Biogon 4,5/21 21mm F4,5 21 top no. 1856611 ??

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Carl ZEISS IKON Contarex Biogon 4,5/21 21mm F4,5 21 top The Zeiss Ikon Contarex system was at... more
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Carl ZEISS IKON Contarex Biogon 4,5/21 21mm F4,5 21 top

The Zeiss Ikon Contarex system was at its time the absolute cream top of the german 35mm SLR production, not equalled in its technical refinement, workmanship and also: Its price.

It was not a coincidence that the name Contarex derived from the latin word "rex" (king). Its engineers had only one limit: Perfection.

Here at offer from this system:

The excellent superwideangle Biogon 4,5/21mm, filter size B56. Minimum focusing distance is 50 cm. Perfect manufacturing quality and optical performance, also under nowadays standards.

Lens has an extremely early number dating to 1955-57, no. 1856611.

Nevertheless, Contarex instruction was only in 1958, and camera sale began in 1960. According to the literature, production of Contarex Biogon 21mm began in 1958/59 with number 2621511.

Nevertheless, lens is undoubtedly original Contarex barrel lens and also the storage box is original Contarex Biogon box; also the slip on the box has the correct lens number, plus the imprinting TL 2402 ! Not 11.2401, what would be the correct Zeiss code for Contarex 21mm Biogon.

TL stand here for Zeiss Tele-Lager (part storage), and the optical cell was converted from Contax lens to Contarex lens at that time at Zeiss Teile-Lager.

Lens can ONLY be used on cameras with MIRROR-UP !!!

The lens is presently in the service-center for the promised service, and can be shipped from about 10th april on.

 

Whats included in delivery: Lens with original storage box
Working condition: 1
Condition of optical elements (lens glasses): 1 (only micro dust; fully fine for age and lens type and fully usable)
Condition cosmetically (outer condition): Top condition: AAB / see pictures!!
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