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07-21-2021, 05:18 PM   #1
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OLD Vintage lens in estate sale - can I use ?

I currently have a m42 adapter and use some of those lenses but was wondering if anyone can let me know if this is a Leica or some M type lense (Plastic cover has a M ). I have no idea no expert by any means. Picked up for nearly nothing and its like new.


It is a JCPenny Japan made lens that has multicoat, 75~300 Zoom 55mm 1:5.6

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07-21-2021, 05:21 PM   #2
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M is for Minolta in this case. These old zooms are pretty easy to get "for nothing". Not easily adapted to Pentax though.
07-21-2021, 05:25 PM   #3
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I'm not an expert but I think that looks like a Minolta MD mount.

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Thanks guys! Well worth a shot, I thought it was too good to be true. I think you are right ismaelg it looks like a MC or MD mount. Leaning toward the MC.

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Minolta MD as stated above. Might have been imported as a Lentar.


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For future purchases: you are looking for a "PK" on the plastic cover of the mount (Pentax K mount, I think PKA is also possible when the lens has an A-setting)
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