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02-04-2012, 11:23 AM   #1
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SMC m42 Takumar 55mm 1.8

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SMC m42 Takumar 55mm 1.8

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Item Location
Montreal (Canada)

Item Description
I am selling a few of my lenses. A couple of bad lucks (my car broke down) and some normal life situations (my University fees, my 7 months pregnant wife...) reminds me that I could use a little bit of money right now.

SMC Takumar 55mm 1.8, m42 mount. I believe it is one of the latest version because it has a "new redesigned" focus ring. The reviews here are stellar, it is indeed a great lens.
The lens is in great cosmetic shape. Front element has no scratch, aperture blades are snappy and oil free. The auto manual switch works perfectly. It includes an original Asahi Pentax front metal lens cap, and a generic hard plastic rear cap.

40$ for the lens, + shipping and handling. International, please PM me.
Shipping to Canada and the US is 10$, includes tracking and insurance.

Any questions, send me a PM.

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PM me if interested.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Excellent

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Shipping Charge
10USD

Shipping Services
Canada Post / USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Check/Money Order Other (Elaborate)

Return Policy & Additional Details
Item may be returned if significantly not as described.

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

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Congratulations on the baby on the way! Good luck with the car. This lens is just a great performer. It is a stunning portrait lens.
02-05-2012, 04:04 PM   #3
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Haha! Thank you. The car is at the repair shop at the moment, wishing for a not to expansive repair! As for the little girl, my wife and I are thrilled to be blessed with such a privilege! The Takumar is certainly a great portrait lens, especially on APSC (Pentax DSLR) camera. The 35mm equivalent focal length of about 85mm is a sweep spot for portraitures. Also, for what it is worth, a friend of mine said he did some test comparing the Takumar 1.8 and the Canon plastic 50mm 1.8, and found the Takumar to be "faster" (brighter I guess) than the Canon. Maybe it is more like a 1.7 ? Or the Canon might be more like a 2... Hard to tell I guess.

---------- Post added 02-05-12 at 06:05 PM ----------

The lens is on hold for until the end of the week, I am awaiting the answer of a forum member who expressed interest. More news to come around the 10th of february. If you are interested, you can still PM me though, I will contact you when/if the lens is available again.
Thank you all.
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The lens is sold. Thank you to Paulh.

 

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