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09-03-2012, 12:15 PM   #1
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Pentax in Prague

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I am going to Prague, Czech Republic, in just over a week. Does anyone know of nice spots to hunt for old Pentax stuff or other m42-goodies?

Don't know what to expect from those markets, but some Russian lenses should pop up, and maybe some Exacta as well.

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There is a camera store off the main square but very little old stuff

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Pentax lens in Czech is uncommon (Like everywhere in the world :-D), you can find old lens for Pentax and M42 (M42 is very common :-D) at Mustek (Metro B). The shop name is FOTOSKODA, very famous photography shop in Prague. Their website is fotoskoda.cz

Here is the link you can see the current Pentax film lens they are having: Centrum Foto
And here is the modern Pentax lens they are having: Centrum Foto
M42 and other lens: Centrum Foto

Here is the map:

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Centrum+Foto%C5%A0koda+Vodi%C4%8Dkova+707%2F3...m&z=19&iwloc=A
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Some good M42 glass, the owner even has a ME super with Takumar A 28 3.5 behind the counter but you have to ask for it
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=rooseveltova+praha&hl=cs&ie=UTF8&ll=50.102745...,166.43,,0,0.6

Every weekend morning (say 8-14) there is a fleamarket where you can get m42 glass with some luck. It is metro station Kolbenova and then just follow the crowd.

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Thanks!

I will look to see what comes up at those two spots. I will also try to locate the flea market.
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