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Vintage Xenar Lens Data

Xenar Lenses

The Schneider lenses of the Xenar series are world-renowned as standard lenses used by professional photographers in the press, advertising, and portrait fields.

Designed as four-element, three-component systems, they give brilliant pictures in full, natural color. Their carefully balanced correction ensures outstanding image quality. As a result, reasonably priced and versatile Xenar lenses are essential elements for any professional photographer.

Xenar lenses are 4 element "Tessar type" lenses, originally introduced in in 1919. They offer good image quality in a compact lens with coverage of 60-62°. This classic design stood the test of time and was produced until the late 1990's.

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