Rare Meyer Gorlitz Helioplan f/4.5 40mm Lens for Exakta & Topcon Mounts - Digitally Adaptable - with Leather Meyer Lens Cap and Leather Case

$341.10 $379.00

Rare Meyer Gorlitz Helioplan
f/4.5 40mm Lens for Exakta & Topcon Mounts
- Digitally Adaptable
- Includes Leather Meyer Lens Cap and Leather Case

Serial Number Nr. 1104543
Made ca. 1952

This rare and highly desirable lens has
had only one previous owner and was
mounted on an Exakta Varex 35mm camera.

The lens is in near-mint condition overall.
The metal barrel is bright, shiny with
distinctive markings. The lens mounts
smoothly and the focus is smooth, sharp,
and accurate. The aperture ring turns nicely
and the blades look good with just a slight
hint of oil visible. On these small lenses at
this focal length, it's hard to get a great look
inside. I do see some light haze or cloudiness
but through a camera's viewfinder, the image
is bright and clear. There are some specs
or dust and a small piece of what looks like
lint (see pics 2 & 3).
The leather case is amazing - it looks new.
The Meyer leather lens cap fits perfectly
and stays on. One side is a bit "crushed" (see pic 7)
on one side. The felt liner is tight and secure (and clean).

Some specs. EXA, Exakta Bayonet Mount also
fits early Topcon cameras. This lens is
easily adaptable for use on a mirrorless digital
camera with the correct adapter.
40mm, f/4.5 to f/22, 10 blades, takes 40.5 filters, 82 grams.

I mail daily. It will mail it fully insured with tracking.

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