Jupiter-8 LTM Leica Thread Mount 50m F:2 Lens Black EXC - $95 (Astoria, UES)
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Jupiter-8 (Юпитер-8) lens is a popular Soviet/Russian-made copy of a Zeiss Sonnar 50/2.
Focal length: 50 mm
Aperture: 1:2 (steps from 2 to 22)
Focusing range: 1 m - Infinity
Filter size: 40.5x0.5 mm
Optical registration (back focus): 28.8 +/- 0.02 mm
Mount: M39x1 mm (LTM). The lens mounts and RF couples with any Leica or Leica copy (FED, Zorki etc.)
The lens is finished in black - later production version made from mid-1960's to the production end in the late 1970's. The glass is coated.
The lens is in EXC/EXC+ condition, clean glass, clean exterior. The focusing is smooth.
This Jupiter-8 comes with generic front and rear caps.
The lens is shown mounted on a Leica II (camera is for illustration only and is not included).
Jupiter-8 is a great fast prime lens, it can be used on any Leica (or Leica copy), thread mount or M mount (with an adapter).
It is also a popular choice for a prime lens on many mirrorless cameras, Micro Four Thirds, Sony Nex, and others. A variety of adapters is available.
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