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Nikkor-Q 135mm lens on my E-PM1!

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by MikeinAlexandria, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. MikeinAlexandria

    MikeinAlexandria Mu-43 Rookie

    Nov 10, 2012
    This antique lens was my Dad's. Rarely used, with his old Leica IIIc. It is a metal barreled 135mm F3.5, quite sturdy, beautifully finished and made by a long gone company that would become Nikon. Everything is manual of course. It makes an interesting 270mm lens! Looks neat, I will test it out on a nice sunny day to see what sort of birds and stuff can be photographed.

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  2. savvy

    savvy Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Sep 28, 2012
    S.Yorkshire, UK
    That's a lovely looking beast :bravo-009:
  3. RnR

    RnR Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    Whoa - looks in awesome condition! You'll need a silver PM2 to go with it ;) 
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Nice acquisition!
  5. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    Very nice!
  6. dwig

    dwig Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 26, 2010
    Key West FL
    Actually, it's the very same company with a very long history. They simply renamed the company to match their camera brand.

    You lens should prove to be very good. You should enjoy the images it makes. Nikon made excellent lenses, even in those days.

    There's a nice "biography" of the lens discribing it's many variations on the MIR site. The lens was made in Nikon S mount (their RF mount), Contax RF mount, and Leica thread mount (like yours).
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