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Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm f/ 4.5 V Lens

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Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm  f/ 4.5 V lens

Optical design

Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm  f/ 4.5 V optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42, Exakta, Altix bayonet mount

First year of production: 1952

Last year of production: 1964

Optical design: 4/4

User reviews (1)

Photos (9)

Tests (0)

Owners (17)

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Average price: $55


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Additional information:

Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm  f/ 4.5 V - wide-angle prime lens for a scale camera with Altix mount.

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Posted by: Liliom   Date of publication: 29.05.2012

Photos taken with this lens Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm f/ 4.5 V:

The Gordian Knot (Bokeh Test)
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4.33 0 2905

Remainings of a Party
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4.25 0 2990

Home, sweet home!
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3.75 0 1866

Traffic Sign
Autor: Cezary
3.33 0 1898

Mechanical quality4.867
Optical quality3.867
Pricing / Value4.727
Overall lens rating

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Owner reviews: Meyer Optik Gorlitz Primagon 35 mm f/ 4.5 V

vyoufinder 21.03.2017 07:46:41
Period of use: 2 years


Superb microcontrast for night photography.  Uses the Tessar design.  10 bladed aperture renders nice bokeh and sunsars/flares into sun.


No longer in production, finding one in perfect conditin is a little difficult sometimes.


My favorite 35mm lens.