Jupiter-12, 35/2.8 Black

The Russian Jupiter-12 is a high quality wide-angle lens for the Contax/Kiev 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

0.9 m - Infinity

  • Filter size

M40.5x0.5 mm

  • Mount

Contax (Kiev) External Bayonet

  • The glass is coated; the barrel is finished in durable black enamel
  • Note: as a prewar Zeiss Biogon copy this lens will mount on any Kiev and prewar Contax cameras (Contax II and III). It will not mount on the postwar Contax IIa and IIIa.

This Jupiter-12 was made in 1984. It is in EXC condition. It comes with the front cap.

The Jupiter-12 is shown mounted on a Contax II camera (not included). The new owner of this Jupiter-12 will not be disappointed.

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