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Canon FDn 85mm f/1.2L | Location: USA | Ships: CONUS

Discussion in 'Expired Listings' started by MAubrey, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. MAubrey

    MAubrey Photographer

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    Jul 9, 2012
    Bellingham, WA
    Mike Aubrey
    Buy & Sell Listing - Want to Sell
    Canon FDn 85mm f/1.2L



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    I've had two copies of this lens for about two years now. I don't know why I've had two copies. It just sort of happened. And I've been meaning to sell one of them for about eight months, but I just couldn't bring myself to do it.

    Anyway, this is one of the greatest 85mm lenses ever made. There have been only three 85mm f/1.2's designed, two by Canon and one by Zeiss. And they all have spectacular performance. You can read about all three in this google translated version of Marco Cavina's discusison of the three lenses: ZEISS PLANAR 85mm f / 1,2 - CANON FD 85mm f / 1,2 L - CANON EF 85mm f / 1.2 L Mk II

    Both my copies are in pristine condition. There is, of course, some dust in the lens, as there is in all lenses, but there are no scratches or marks on the glass, nor fungus or anything like that. There is minimal paint loss on the barrel, but the focusing helicoid is perfectly smooth. Included (but not pictured) is the original hood for the lens. You will also receive both caps for the lens.

    They have also both been converted to Canon EF with an EdMika conversion kit, so if you also shoot Canon, you can enjoy this lens on your DSLR as well. All APS-C dSLR's will focus to infinity, the 5D & 5DmkII to about 12ft, and the 5DmkIII to 30 feet. And of course, in live view with the mirrorbox raised infinity isn't a problem at all.

    Putting the Metabones EF to μ43 Speedbooster on this lens will gice you an awesome 60mm f/.9 lens--that's on my to-do list for the copy I'm keeping.


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    Focal length: 85mm
    Aperture ratio: 1:1.2
    Lens construction: 6 groups, 8 elements (including one aspherical element)
    Coating: S.S.C (super spectra coating)
    Angle of view: Diagonal: 28°30' Vertical: 16° Horizontal: 24°
    Distance Scale: (m) 0.9 (magnification 0.12X) to l0.OO (ft) 3 to 30.oo
    Focusing: Helicoid
    Minimum aperture: f/16 .A
    Diaphragm: Automatic
    Filter Size: 72mm
    Hood: BT-72
    Cap: C-72 (CG2-0073)
    Function: Auto Aperture, Full aperture metering (AE operation when used with ALL Canon automatic SLR cameras.
    Length x max. diameter: 71mm x 80.8mm
    Weight: 680g

    Payment accepted
    • Regular PayPal (fee included in price)
    • Personal/Gift PayPal (violates PayPal policy and no buyer protection)
    Shipping method
    UPS Ground

    Shipping charge

    Handling time
    2-3 days

    Ebay: mgaubrey318

    Additional comments
    • Not open to trade offers
    • Open to reasonable offers below asking price
    • Will ship only to the address on the PayPal transaction details page
    • I have read and agree to the Buy and Sell rules.
  2. MAubrey

    MAubrey Photographer

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    Jul 9, 2012
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    Mike Aubrey
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    Jul 9, 2012
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    Mike Aubrey
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