Zeiss Tessar Jena 250mm F 3,5

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  1. JohnArs

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    Carl Zeiss Jena 250mm f 3.5 red T

    Hi all

    I need some info about thies lens with the No. 3071664 I did not find any information with google. The f stops are from f3.5 to f32 and somewhere on
    the barrel is N 88. Thanks for any tips!
     
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    Your lens is single coated, made between 1945-1949 in the Zeiss factory in Jena, which was then East Germany. It should be a decent lens with an usable image circle of slighly under 300mm. Obviouly it is a very fast lens.
     
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    Thanks for your comments!
    Yes it is also very heavy and has no shutter!
    And I have to get a special big hole on a lensboard a copal 3 hole is to small!