I need some advise or help on repairing Chihon 135mm (m42) lens. I have one that came apart, and I cant seem to get it together again. I have cleaned some lenses, easy ones like old Pentacon 50mm, but I cant find any info on this one. I would really like to make it work though, I think it could be a nice lens in my 135mm range :)
Maybe I should start from the rear, since it has a few screws there.
What I found out so far:
I could also use info/layout on: Chinon 100mm/2.8, S-M-C Takumar 85mm/1.8 if you have any. They need a little fixing, mostly aperture stuff.
This dandelion in the sunset was caught with my Asahi Macro-Takumar 100mm/4 m42-lens. I was surprised by the light, previous attempts with backlight failed and turned extremly bright. But I guess the sun was low enough here.
I also did some nice shots with my modern AF-lens this time, check this out on Flickr:
Walpurgis Night is a traditional spring festival on 30 April in Sweden (and other places in europe). I had some fun with the camera that night. I think I used the Asahi S-M-C Takumar 50mm/1.4 lens for this images… I was pleased with the result, I thought it would be to hard to photograph in the dark with the manual lenses.
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I’m selling my Asahi Preset Takumar 135mm/3.5, model from 1957 with alu-parts.
It is very pretty and nice to photograph with, but I’m almost afraid to take it in case I would damage it, because it is in very good condition – as you can tell from the images. I guess you can see it is not new, but it is not far from it. Since I need the money I’ve decided to only keep the lenses I really use to photograph with.
Lens cap (at least the front is original) and hard case is included.
Price: $85 or £55 or €65 or 600 SEK.
Add shipping from Sweden (example about $20 to US, probably cheaper to EU) to the price.
My lens Asahi Super-Takumar 85mm/1.9 m42 is for sale (I have one S-M-C Takumar 85mm/1.8 which I will keep). It is in good, but used, condition. The color of some often touched places is a bit worn, as you can see on the images. It also has a little scratch on the “L” in the “Lens made in Japan”-text, and on the “T” in “Super-Takumar”.
The price for the lens: $350, or £200, or €240. Add shipping-cost from Sweden.
Write a comment or mail me if you are interested.