Jupiter-12, 35/2.8 Black, Passport

The Russian Jupiter-12 is a high quality wide-angle lens for the Leica type rangefinder cameras. It is a copy of prewar Zeiss Biogon and is regarded as one of the best Soviet made lenses, in both 39 mm LTM and Contax RF mounts.

  • Focal length

35.7 mm

  • Aperture

1:2.8 (settings from 2.8 to 22)

  • Field of coverage


  • Focusing

1 m - Infinity

  • Filter size

M40.5x0.5 mm

  • Mount

M39x1 mm (LTM). The lens mounts and RF couples with any Leica or Leica copy (FED, Zorki, etc)

  • The glass is coated, the barrel has a black enamel finish

This lens was made in 1985. It is MINT condition and comes complete with both lenscaps and a case. Original factory passport is also included. This Jupiter-12 is shown mounted on a Leica IIIa (not included).

The winner of this Jupiter-12 will not be disappointed. The lens is sharp and contrasty, and is increasingly hard to find in such great condition. The lens is sharp and contrasty, you can use with any threadmount Leica or Leica copy. Note for Bessa-L and Bessa-R users: this lens will mount on these bo dies, but will not focus properly.


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