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Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 Lens

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Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 lens

Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 lens

Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 lens

Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 lens

Optical design

Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

First year of production: 1959

Last year of production: 1962

Optical design: 5 elements in 4 groups

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Average price: $120


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Additional information:

The Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/3.5  is an all-purpose wide-angle  high-resolution prime lens for 35 mm DSLR cameras with the M42 screw mount. Angle of view: 63°

It was first released in1959 as Auto-Takumar, but its optical design remained invariable for the following modifications.
Super-Takumar came in three variants:
1962 - Super-Takumar 35 mm f3.5 (1st  variant, minimum aperture - F22)
1964 - Super-Takumar 35 mm f3.5 (1st  variant, minimum aperture - F16)
1966 - Super-Takumar 35 mm f3.5 (2nd variant)
1971 - Super-Multi-Coated TAKUMAR 35 mm f3.5 (3rd variant)

  • Angle of  view: 27°02' (17°37' for APS-C cameras)
  • Max. magnification: 1:1
  • Diameter: 76.4 mm
  • Price: $ 850

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Posted by: Rabkor   Date of publication: 15.09.2012

Photos taken with this lens Auto-Takumar 35 mm f/ 3.5:

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Mechanical quality4.405
Optical quality4.805
Pricing / Value4.754
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