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A million dollar lens???!!!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by iGonzoid, May 18, 2013.

  1. iGonzoid

    iGonzoid Mu-43 Veteran

    247
    Feb 6, 2011
    Tasmania, Australia
    Spotted on ebay [from the Texan dealer who just sold me a {hopefully good} Sigma 135mm f2.8-64 Pantel lens]:

    "UNIQUE ANTIQUE 400mm AIR CRAFT AERIAL Lens LARGE FORMAT MEDIUM AIR FORCE LENS UNIQUE ANTIQUE 400mm AIR CRAFT AERIAL Lens LARGE FORMAT MEDIUM AIR FORCE LENS
    LENS MADE of NON-CORROSIVE ADVANCED
    LONG LASTING QUALITY Cu ALLOY: Brass or Bronze.
    LARGE FORMAT CAMERA for FILM & MEDIUM ROLLS FILM BACK.
    This is NOT a PROCESS LENS at all .
    REAL Aéronautique L/mm RESOLUTION.

    "MAY HAVE TO COVER UP to 18 x 24 cm as STANDART LARGEST ROLL FILM
    SIZE in GERMANY & RUSSIA in Aerial Photography TASKS.
    Such cameras takes 18×24cm pictures on film rolls 24cm wide and 24m long,
    allowing for 100 exposures and loaded in interchangeable magazine backs.

    "REAR FITTING SCREW about 82-84mm.
    BAYONET MOUNTED FILTER 110mm.
    FRONT FILTER SCREW 98mm-100mm about.

    "IT WILL BE Equivalent by 35mm FILM of 110mm about for 4"X5" Camera BACK."

    Asking price $1,000,000.

    Unique Antique 400mm AIR Craft Aerial Lens Large Format Medium AIR Force Lens | eBay
     
  2. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    It's probably radioactive as well.
     
  3. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    I might think about if I can find a cheap Chinese MFT adapter.
     
  4. danimal

    danimal Mu-43 Supporter

    193
    Dec 31, 2012
    Oakland, California
    Dan
  5. barbosas

    barbosas Mu-43 Veteran

    283
    May 7, 2013
    Lisbon
    It seems a bit steep :rolleyes: