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03-06-2010, 03:17 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Vivitar 28mm f2.0 M42 lens Marketplace Listing

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Vivitar 28mm f2.0 M42 lens

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$65.00 USD Incl shipping

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Nice wide and fast lens. Tough to figure out a price on. I've seen a few go for over $100 up to $128.00 on Ebay.
I should have taken a photo of the Auto/Manual switch but it's there and so this lens can be used in the Av mode in manual switch setting.

This one is in very good shape but does have one issue:

The blades are slow to snap back sometimes. They always do open up just a little slower than they should and the blades are clean. I've had this lens for a few years now and it's always been this way. But I think the spring inside that pulls the blades back is a touch on the weak side. It's not an issue with M42 glass since we stop them down manually anyway to take a shot. So you just turn the aperture ring to get wide open or stopped down. Like I said, that's not an issue.

(Note: I opened the back of the lens (really easy to do), removed the center lens group to see the blades and inspected them with a magnifying glass. There's no oil visible and the inside is clean as well.)

So it's priced below market value for this reason.

Otherwise the glass is clean and scratch free. Minimal dust inside, cosmetically a very nice lens.

Includes a generic Soligor front cap and a Takumar rear screw cap.

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Free Can and USA

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Canada Post

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Anyone with less than 100 posts or under 5 Feedback here would need to provide some Ebay or similar Feedback.
If that is not available, then more expensive shipping with a signature may be required.
If anything doesn't confirm to my description, the items can be shipped back for a full refund within 7 days from the moment the buyer received it from me. Buyer supports the cost of shipping returns.

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

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03-06-2010, 06:17 PM   #2
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A very sought after 28mm indeed!
03-06-2010, 07:52 PM   #3
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Should be thanks Jewelltrail
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PM sent.

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Sold pending payment. I'll respond to the PM 2nd, and 3rd in line.

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