In the early F-104 Starfighters the Lockheed C1 downward ejection seat was used. (Photos thanks to Theo Stoelinga and Lockheed)
First upward firing ejection seat was the Lockheed C2 seat, used on most Starfighters. (Photos thanks to Mark Wassenaar, Ioannis Mylonas and Ferry van der Geest)
MARTIN BAKER GQ7A
To assure zero-zero ejection (from ground and above) operations a number of Starfighters replaced their original Lockheed C2 seats by Martin Baker MBGQ7A seats.
Also the lateron developed F-104S got this seat as standard from production.