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09-05-2011, 04:16 PM   #1
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PENTAX-A 1:1.2 50mm

I have a lens indicated as SMC PENTAX-A 1:1.2 50mm serial number 1404185. When I search ebay for this model, I get listings that are selling for upwards of $600. Is that correct? Or is there something I am missing? I would like to get a fair price for it but I want to make sure I am not misrepresenting it in any way.

09-05-2011, 04:21 PM   #2
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Yes, that's a reasonable price. This is the fastest lens available in the Pentax mount, and the only F1.2 lens that supports auto-exposure.

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Make sure it is a 1:1.2, not a 1:2! The latter is a common and inexpensive lens frequently mistaken for the former, to everyone's dismay.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Nick Siebers Quote
Make sure it is a 1:1.2, not a 1:2! The latter is a common and inexpensive lens frequently mistaken for the former, to everyone's dismay.
Based on the serial number, it's is an A50/1.2, not the more common (and considerably less expensive) A50/2.

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