Helios-103 lens 1.8/53mm for Kiev/Contax bayonet

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helios-103
Great lens for your Kiev/Contax rangefinder camera

Helios 103 lens is a normal angle (standard) Russian coated objective for Kiev, Contax and Bessa-2RC rangefinder cameras.

Helios 103 lens was made to replace old Jupiter-8 at latest Soviet Kiev-4 series cameras. This lens provides better image quality than old Jupiter-8, especially with color films.

All the Helios lenses are based on the Zeiss Biotar concept. Contrary to the Sonnar construction, this lenses are symmetrical. Here is a drawing on the Helios 103 lens (thanks to Peter Hennig, member of the Zeiss Historica Society).

Mount

Kiev/Contax internal bayonet

Field of view, degrees

45

Focal length

53mm

Flange focal length

31.85±0.02mm

Distance scale

0.9m to inf.

Manufacturer

Arsenal (Kiev)

Diameter

48mm

Length

52mm

Weight

150gr

Finish

Black&Chrome

Click Stops

yes

Diaphragm Type

manual

Diaphragm values

1.8-22

Elements/groups

?

Resolution (center/edge)

45/22

Filter size

40.5x0.5mm

Mint condition. Clean and clear optics. No oil on blades. It came with case, both caps, and factory passport.

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Manufacturer Arsenal (Kiev)
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