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richardHaw

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carl zeiss jena biotar 58/2!!!
« on: May 05, 2021, 04:32:07 »

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Re: carl zeiss jena biotar 58/2!!!
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2021, 21:56:06 »
Very nice Richard, a copy of this lens Helios 58/2 is my favorite :)

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Re: carl zeiss jena biotar 58/2!!!
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2021, 01:52:27 »
helios is nice but getting a good one is like winning a game of chance :o :o :o

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Re: carl zeiss jena biotar 58/2!!!
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2021, 13:01:38 »
The 13 aperture blade version of the Helios should be the better of them but I have a nice version of both. "Shinny" older versions.
The 13 aperture version I have is the one made for the "Start" camera. Think it was the standard lens for that camera.

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Re: carl zeiss jena biotar 58/2!!!
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2021, 14:46:27 »
I presume that once they ran out of sequestered jena parts and started making their own, Schott glass was no longer available, so that plus quality control issues might be a reason for differences.

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