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02-21-2013, 09:52 PM   #1
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Asahi Fish-Eye-Takumar 17mm F4 M42 Lens - EBAY ends SOON - prefer PENTAXFORUMS MEMBER Marketplace Listing

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Pentax Asahi Fish-Eye-Takumar 17mm F4 M42 Manual Fisheye Lens *EX*
Now on EBAY I Would Rather Sell to PENTAXFORUMS MEMBER

Current Bid - GET ON BOARD
$164.50 USD - Auction ends Friday 15:28:33 PST

Item Location
Vashon, WA (United States)

Item Description
Asahi Pentax Fish-Eye-Takumar 17mm f/4
M42 Mount 1967 Version *Excellent*

  • Three built-in filters behind the lens: L39 (UV), Y48 (Y2), O56 (O2).
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps - Pentax Branded
This lens comes from my late father's professional studio and is in excellent condition with only minor wear on a few edges.

  • General Condition: Excellent
  • Lens is clean: Yes
  • Intra-element Dust: None Visible
  • Scratches: None
  • Haze: No
  • Fungus: No
  • Aperture Blades: Clean & Free
  • Fully Functional: Yes (depends on camera and mount compatibility)
Serial Number: 3047739

  • Filter diameter: Built in
  • Min Focus distance from film plane:20cm
  • FOV (24x36): 180 Degrees (120 on DSLR)
  • Max. Aperture: f 4
  • Min. Aperture: f 22
  • Optics: 11 elements / 7 groups
  • Multicoated:
  • weight: 228 g
  • Length: 6-1/2" (164mm) at infinity
  • Max Diameter: 68mm

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US-Free/Intn'l $30

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Return Policy & Additional Details
Art Chippendale
Please email if you have any interest or comments. Thanks.

I ship within two (2) business days of sale.
EXPRESS SHIPMENTS are always sent within 24 hours.

I charge a $5.00 handling fee for International Shipping only.
Will Waive handling fee if item sells for $200 of more.

I use USPS Priority Mail (or Express Mail upon request) This assures you of a total shipping time of three (3) to five (5) business days (2 days for Express) from receipt of payment, plus you get package tracking.

I use USPS Registered First-Class Package International Service as it provides Special Handling plus Mailing and Delivery Confirmation. Express Mail is also available for Faster Delivery or for items valued over $400.

International Buyers: PLEASE NOTE:
Some countries I cannot ship to: (See "Exclusion List" below)
Import duties, taxes, and fees assessed by the destination country are NOT included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility.
Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.

Customs Delays: I will only fill out the required legal forms honestly for international customs. However, each country has its own rules and regulations regarding what is allowed to be imported from the United States.

I will NOT be responsible for any delays in shipping due to
the actions of local Customs Officials.

International Country Exclusion List:
Excluded Countries
Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Burma, Brazil, Congo, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mexico, Moldova, Nigeria, North Korea, Paraguay, Russia, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Venezuela. Any location that would be in violation of any U.S. economic or trade sanctions including OFAC Restricted Countries.

YOUR SATISFACTION is just as important to me as your payment.
WHY? Because good relationships are based on trust and good relationships make life a lot more entertaining.

I accept returns of undamaged items with the following conditions:
(1) You notify me within 7 days of receipt, of your intent to return an item.
(2) Your item is received within 14 days of delivery to you.
You will immediately receive a full refund via PayPal for the purchase price upon return.

Contact me ASAP if the item is damaged upon receipt.
All packaging material and damaged goods must be kept in the original form as received.
Packaging and damaged goods should NOT be disposed of, released to the shipping carrier, or returned to the seller before a claim is completed.
Failure to comply can result in the denial of the claim.
During the claims process, a claim statement/affidavit signed by the recipient (or intended recipient) will be required. This is a form document provided by Shipsurance that allows the recipient (or intended recipient) to indicate loss or damage. An online version is available for claims of less than $100.

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

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Last edited by zellydog; 03-06-2013 at 11:45 AM. Reason: Now on EBAY I Would Rather Sell to PENTAXFORUMS MEMBER
02-21-2013, 10:17 PM   #2
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I loved this lens. Brings back wonderful memories. If only I had a full frame digital.
02-22-2013, 03:39 AM   #3
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Must resist......
02-23-2013, 03:29 PM   #4
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This is a great little lens that deserves a new home

03-03-2013, 07:37 PM   #5
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I'm not sure how to "bump" this.
03-04-2013, 03:59 PM   #6
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Well, I cannot believe this is still here... Built in filter and a great addition to a manual film kit. I have the K version. I recently shot a set for "Single In January " - if your are at all considering maybe some photos might tilt you in favour.

.Single in January 2012 - a set on Flickr
03-06-2013, 03:22 PM   #7
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03-06-2013, 09:47 PM   #8
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Nice lens
Good luck on ebay (4,9,11)

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I got one of these, and use it quite often.

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