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02-05-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Takumar and other M42 lenses (Worldwide) Marketplace Listing

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Takumar and other M42 lenses

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Item Description
SMC Takumar 50mm 1.4 $80 sold
Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 55mm 1.8 - $65 sold
Super Multi Coated Takumar 28mm 3.5 $80 sold
Super Multi Coated Takumar 35mm 3.5 $50 sold
Super Takumar 35mm 2 $50sold
SMC Pentax-A 50mm 2 $30 sold
Kamero Auto 200mm 3.3 $40
2 junkers

If you never used a Takumar lens you missed something, the smooth focus alone is worth owning one. They all have wonderful image characteristics - very different from zoom lenses, and compared to current primes they are a bargain. (Un)fortunately I have to many of them, and many in duplicates. So these have to go.

Please take a careful look at the images. The biggest cosmetic flaw of these lenses in general is paint loss at edges. All lenses are in optically excellent condition. I will describe them as good as I can. If you think the price is to high, don't hesitate to make an offer.

SMC Takumar 50mm 1.4 $80:

A classic, same lens construction ever since. In very good condition, nearly no paint loss, only at the front rim (see picture). Comes with original (I believe) rubber front cap, which is a bit stretched but stays on firmly and Takumar rear cap.

Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 55mm 1.8 - $65

Another classic, same construction as the 50mm, but longer, very good for portraits. In good condition, some paint flacking mostly at the focus ring. Comes with Pentax metal front and Takumar rear cap.

Super Multi Coated Takumar 28mm 3.5 $80

This somewhat rare lens but performs great. It is in wonderful condition, the paint still has a matte shine to it. It has 2 little bumps on the focusing ring (see in the picture above f 5.6) and 3 tiny paint chips on 2 edges of the focus ring, otherwise the paint appears flawless. Comes with Pentax metal front cap and Takumar rear cap. Also includes 28/3.5 leather case, the leather is a bit dry.

Super Multi Coated Takumar 35mm 3.5 $50

This is one of my favorite lenses, it has a certain way to render the image that makes everything appears very clear and clean. This is my 2nd (nicer) copy. It is in good condition with some small paint chips in the focusing and aperture ring, appears very clean. Comes with non-pentax screw-on front and rear cap.

Super Takumar 35mm 2 $50

This lens can blow you away. It is very sharp and at f2 very bright. Unfortunately it has seen quite some use. There are 2 big dings on the front rim (looks like it dropped and hit a sharp corner, filters still fit but scratch a bit) and it has quite some paint flacking on focus and aperture ring. Comes with push-on rubber front and rear cap, which only fit OK (front is a bit hard to push on and rear is loose).
The aperture closes normal with the ring but is a bit lazy after being pressed shut with the pin for the automatic setting.

SMC Pentax-A 50mm 2 $30

If you never used a prime lens, try this one. Not as sharp as its 1.4 and 1.7 brother till stopped down to f4 but the cheapest fun one can get! No front, only rear cap. Good condition. This is Pentax KA mount.

Kamero Auto 200mm 3.3 $40

This is the only copy of this lens I have ever seen. It is a nice compromise between wide aperture and size. Good condition, comes with metal front and plastic rear cap. It has a build in hood and is M42 screw mount. The aperture closes normal with the ring but is a bit lazy after being closed with the pin for the automatic setting.

$10 with any other lens

Last comes the dogs: The Meyer Optik Gorlitz is a bit dirty inside and the coating on the rear element comes off (which can give a very cool effect with flare and gives a soft- vintage tone). The Petri is dirty and the focus feels loose). I will also add a defective Petri FT1000 camera if interested. Both lenses are fun to play with.

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02-05-2011, 09:15 PM   #2
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PM sent on the 35mm f2 and the 28mm f3.5
02-05-2011, 09:21 PM   #3
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PM sent for 35mm f3.5 and f2

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PM sent for the F1.4 50MM from Manchster, UK.
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is the 55mm pentax 67 fit? if so how much to post to the uk?

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The 55mm is a M42 mount, you can use an adapter to Pentax K. Shipping o the UK is ca. $18.
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Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 55mm 1.8 - $65
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how much for the junkers? pm me with a price thank you
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bump- the Kamero 200/3.3 is still available

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