Contax lens

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  1. hblad120

    hblad120 Member

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    Can a Contax lens that came off a Contax II camera fit a Contax IIIA?
     
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    Not a pre-war 35 Biogon, which has a rear element which will not fit into the the II/IIIA. The lens was redesigned after the war. If it says Opton it will vbe OK.

    There may be other exceptions. Which lens are you concerned about ?
     
  3. Wayne R. Scott

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    Yes. Which lens is it? 50mm f1.5 sonnar?

    Wayne
     
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    It's the 135mm Sonnar
     
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    Works fine. Stiil state-of-the-art.