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Vivitar 100mm f3.5 Macro Lens with 1:1 Adapter Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Vivitar 100mm f3.5 Macro Lens with 1:1 Adapter

Asking Price
95 USD

Item Location
Los Angeles (United States)

Item Description
For sale is a Vivitar 100mm f3.5 Macro Lens Manual focus version with 1:1 Matching Adapter

This is the extremely well know and well regarded Cosina made macro nicknamed "Plastic Fantasic". While its build is mostly plastic (it does have a nice metal mount), it takes excellent macro photos. It does 1:2 natively and comes with the matching adapter (which is a apochromatic close up lens) that allows 1:1. This lens was so well regarded that Pentax contracted Cosina to make a version for their use. You can see it on the lens database, it is the FA 100mm f3.5 Macro. Unfortunately, Pentax did not see fit to include the 1:1 adapter on their version, so it only goes to 1:2, whereas the Vivitar version goes to 1:1.

This copy is the manual focus version. It has an excellent focus ring that is well damped and does a more than a full turn. This is critical for the fine focusing you need in a macro. This lens also has the "A" setting that allows for auto aperature and use of flash. Using a flash is very helpful in many macro situations. The glass and multicoating are both clean and clear. Body is in perfect shape. Aperature clicks solidly and blades are oil free. Comes with original front and rear caps as well as original box with all documentation.

This is absolutely one of the best beginner macro lenses out there. The high quality 1:1 adapter sometimes goes for $40 alone because people buy it to put on their Pentax FA 100mm.

Asking $95+shipping

Shipping is:

$10 to USA (via USPS Priority Mail)
$15 to Canada (via First Class Mail)
$20 to Australia (via First Class Mail)

International buyers are welcome, I ship internationally all the time. I have many great reviews from this website, please check them out.

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Return Policy & Additional Details
7 days if item not as described. Buyer pays return shipping. Shipping fees not refunded.

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