🇺🇦 RARE: Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar Yellow Thorium 50mm F/1.8 Lens with 8 blades of aperture!


Fast vintage Carl Zeiss Pancolar 50mm f/1.8 prime lens

Rare radioactive version with 8 blades of aperture!

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Carl Zeiss Jena Pancolar Yellow Thorium 50mm F1,8 M42 lens – with 8 aperture blades


Vintage  50mm f/1.8 lens for m42 screw mount SLR cameras(Zenit, Praktica etc).

Great for photo & video on DSLR via adaptors(m42 to Nikon/Canon etc), mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.

Great ZEISS zebra 50mm lens, standard on full frame or film and closer to short telephoto of APS-C size sensors(or even short tele on smaller sensors).


Lens Composition 6 elements in 5 groups
Angular Field 45 degrees
Minimum Focus 35cm/1.14ft
Focusing Action MF
f-stop Scale f/1.8-f/22, manual
Filter Size 49mm
Lens Hood N/A
Weight 225g/7.93oz
Dimensions 61x51mm/2.1×2″
Lens Case optional

This is rare CARL ZEISS PANCOLAR version –

with considerably smaller lens barrel,

8 blades of aperture (vs common 6 blades version)

& radioactive lens coating

The lens s/n 8532719 is in very good condition!

Has some signs of use/age on lens barrel.

Glass is excellent: clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!

Few internal dust particles are possible, but these will not affect photos.

Mechanics are very god – lens focuses evenly and smoothly.

Aperture blades are free from oil.

The aperture blades sometime close somewhat unevenly.


Comes complete with rear & front lens caps.










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