Carl Zeiss Jena Apo-Tessar 90cm Lens


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Large format camera lens made by Carl Zeiss Jena. This is a vintage Apo-Tessar 1:9 90cm lens, made in Germany likely in the late 1930’s. It’s said that only 300 90cm Apo-Tessar’s were made. It comes in it’s original wood box with four waterhouse stops and a lens cover. Please note this is not a standard lens, it is a large lens that weighs 3.55kg.


Size: 14.3cm x 14.3cm x 11.2cm

F stops: f9 to f90

Serial number: 214961

Manufactured: Late 1930’s

Condition: Sold as is – Overall it appears to be in really good condition for its age. The aperture opens and shuts smoothly, the lens does need to be cleaned as there is dust and possibly some lens fungus. Light scratching and ware to the black paint.

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Carl Zeiss Jena Apo-Tessar 90cm Lens