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Carl Zeiss Tessar 250mm F3.5

€600.00 EUR

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History: This is a good example of the optical masterwork made by the famous Carl Zeiss Company in Germany. The Tessar was one of the most succesfull lens designs back then. The best thing here is, that its not the quite common F4.5 version which was sold over decades a million times, this is the faster F3.5 !! version which was made only for special customers and rare by any standards.


Condition: The housing is in a absolute nice condition, there is almost no wear to the housing and the black laquere is mostly in a good condition The glass is in a quite good  condition, there are quite some clening marks there, but there is no haze, no fungus and no chips present. The aperture runs smooth from F3.5 to F32.

The lens comes complete with a flange and the original leather lenscap!


The lens has a focal lenght of 250mm at a speed of F3.5. It will cover 5x7 formats and even 8x10 on portrait distance.




height: 8cm
width: 8.5cm
weight: 1100gr



Insured and tracked shipping cost:

Germany - 10 eur
EU* - 20 eur
Worldwide - 50 eur


*(the site offers only 2 shipping variations, DE and worldwide. buyers from EU please either contact me beforehand for a reduced EU cost, or after buying so i can send a refund over the difference)






Importent Note: This item comes from my private collection and is around 100 years old (antique). I try my best to describe all the faults and major damage which are relevant for the function of this item. But the actuall item can show signs of wear and also some cosmetic blemishes/damage which is not described in the auction text! When buying this item the buyer agrees to this terms.





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