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RARE M42 Asahi SMC Takumar 45-125mm f/4- EBAY ends SOON - Prefer PENTAXFORUMS MEMBER Marketplace Listing

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Rare M42 Asahi Pentax SMC Takumar f/4 45-125mm Zoom Lens M42 Mount *EX+* I would rather this went to a member of PENTAXFORUMS.

Asking Price - GET-ON-BOARD
EBAY starting price $99.00 USD - Auction ends Friday March 8, 15:04:32 PST

Item Location
vashon, WA (United States)

Item Description
Asahi Pentax SMC Takumar Zoom f/4 45-125mm
M42 Mount (rare) *Excellent Condition*

This compact zoom lens comes from my late father's professional studio and is in excellent condition with virtually no signs of wear except on the edges of the lens hood.
The lens is very sharp at all focal lengths with excellent image contrast.
The single 'one-touch' manual zoom/focus ring makes handling smooth and easy.
The focal range (45-125 FF or 67-187 APS-C) is unique to Pentax, and a rare find in an M42 mount.
This is a great lens for candid portraits with nicely defocused backgrounds and good bokeh when opened up. I also found it nice as a walk-around 'Street' lens on either my FF Spotmatic II or adapted to a K-30,

This is the 1975-76 version w/o the close-focusing adapter scale.

  • Metal Lens Hood
  • Front and Rear Lens Caps - Branded "Honeywell Pentax" / "Takumar"
    Hoya 67mm Skylight (1B) Filter
  • General Condition: Excellent
  • Lens is clean: Yes
  • Inter-element Dust: None Visible
  • Scratches: None
  • Haze: No
  • Fungus: No
  • Aperture Blades: Clean & Free
  • Fully Functional: Yes (depends on camera and mount compatibility)
  • Lens Hood: Some Edge Wear
Serial Number: 7723238
  • Filter diameter: 67mm (on hood prevents vignetting in wide angle)
  • Min Focus distance from film plane:150cm
  • Horizontal FOV (24x36): 44- 16 (30- 11 APS-C)
  • Max. Aperture: f 4.0
  • Min. Aperture: f 22
  • Total Blades: 6
  • Optics: 14 elements / 11 groups
  • Coated: Super-Multi-Coated
  • weight: 605 g

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Item Condition (Key)
Like New

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Shipping Charge
USA-Free/Intn'l $35

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Return Policy & Additional Details
Art Chippendale
Please email if you have any interest, offers 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.

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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