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ZK 50 mm f/ 1.5 Lens

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ZK 50 mm f/ 1.5 lens

ZK 50 mm f/ 1.5 lens

Format: 35mm rangefinder

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Contax I-III (CRM)

First year of production: 1948

Last year of production: 1955

Optical design: 7 elements in 4 groups, Sonnar

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Average price: $267


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Additional information:

The ZK 50 mm f/ 1.5 (Russian: "ЗК") is an ultra fast standard lens with single-layer coating. ZK stands for Zonnar Krasnogorskiy.

It was manufactured by means of trophy Carl Zeiss Jena Sonnar T 50 mm f/ 1.5  optical units at the S.A. Zverev Krasnogorsk Mechanichal Plant (KMZ).

Afterwards it was renamed Jupiter-3 50/1.5

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Posted by: virp300   Date of publication: 12.04.2012

Mechanical quality5.001
Optical quality3.001
Pricing / Value2.001
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