1965 Leica lens

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by soundimageplus, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. soundimageplus

    soundimageplus Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 2, 2010
    Worcestershire
    A 1965 Leica 135mm F/4 Tele-Elmar lens in wonderful condition. Bought for my M9 but here it is on a GF1.

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    Very Sharp - Wonderful colour - 1/6 the price of a new one!

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/45203414@N06/4467081998/" title="Panasonic Lumix GF1 135mm F4 Tele-Elmar lens by soundimageplus, on Flickr">[​IMG]"500" height="375" alt="Panasonic Lumix GF1 135mm F4 Tele-Elmar lens" /></a>

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  2. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend Charter Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Real Name:
    Ray, not Oz
    I've got the same, but I've got a different filter at the front. Grab the base of the lens and the aperture ring and twist anticlockwise and the entire lens element will come off. You'll never likely use this feature, but it's there if you want.

    A really nice nice lens, if a bit slow.

    Cheers

    Ray
     
  3. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro Charter Member

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    you lens is beautiful but its an slr lens ,? no [ honestly i dont know , but it look big to me for a rangefinder lens]
    it robust and big but im sure the leica feel , that incredible quality feel in the hand is there.....
    the only leica lens i ever owned was a 45 f2 for my Leica cl, which i wish i never sold!

    here is a nikkor q 135mm f3.5 on my ep1 bodycapped , my quick adapter is a bit short resulting in a lens with a poor close focus ability [over 6 feet ] and a focus well past infinity , ill fix it later by making the 'adapter" a bit longer i just wanted to see the sharpness of the old nikkor which is beautifully built, it pretty good i think for a 60 year old lens, bought it mint on ebay, really mint , for 59 usd the lens is 3 7\8" long and
    1 3\4 " across the front of the barrel

    its something how much smaller lenses can be designed when no mirrorbox is involved

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