Zeiss Jena Protar Convertible. 162mm f6.3 285mm f12.5

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  1. jimgalli

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    The Zeiss Protar VII consists of a complete anastigmat lens in each cell. They are useable singly or combined. In this lens there are 2 285mm anastigmats combined to make a very sharp 162mm lens. This is Zeiss made in Germany!

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    This is in a tiny barrel with good aperture and the front group has a bayonet feature that lets it come out to convert the lens for 285mm use.

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    At 162mm it would cover 5X7 and at 285 it will cover an 8X10 format. Glass is mostly superb with a tiny bit of balsam seperation in the front that disappears before f8 and a single pin prick at the rear. No effect what-so-ever either item noted. $141