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For Sale: Auto-Takumar 35mm f/2.3 Lens. $165 Shipped
Listed: 6 Days Ago Total Price: 170 Currency: USD Item Location: United States City or State: Pennsylvania Shipping Destinations: United States Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Auto-Takumar 35mm f/2.3 Lens

Asking Price
165.00 USD

Item Location
Pennsylvania (United States)

Item Description
The Classic early, fast 35mm wide angle lens. Auto-Takumar 35mm f/2.3 in m42 screw mount.

Fully tested and working as it should, though the grease in the Focusing helicoid is quite stiff. Aperture is snappy and responsive. Glass is very clean for a fifty plus year old lens. There are two scratches on the front element which I have highlighted in the photos. I have seen NO evidence that these scratches impact images made with the lens. Lens body shows much finish wear.

Iím including a short lens hood and non-original front and rear caps with the lens.
Selling only because I purchased a second copy of this lens in a camera deal. This lens creates great images and deserves to be used!

See comparison test I posted with images from this lens vs. the Super Takumar 35/3.5 in the Takumar Club thread post #16997

$165 including UPS Priority Mail shipping in the United States. I will ship to some international countries at buyers expense.

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Shipping Destinations
United States

Shipping Charge
Included in USA

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Return Policy & Additional Details
No returns unless the lens is not substantially as pictured and described.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!

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This is one of my favorite lenses. Its bokeh is crazy!
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Love mine too. You can unscrew the front element, reverse it and handhold it back in place, for crazier bokeh.
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I'd love this lens, unfortunately a recent job assignment has seen the need for me to invest in a longer focal length lens (something of a weakness in my lens lineup) thus I can't afford it!! I do hope it goes to a good home and I look forward to seeing some shots with it!

Good luck with the sale!

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Check eBay, this lens sells for more with fungus and sticky aperture blades Mine is clean, just has much finish wear- price includes shipping in the USA

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