Voigtlaender Collinear unmarked in Betax 4 Convertible 8" and 15"

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  1. jimgalli

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    What we have here is a Voigtlaender Collinear Series II lens that was put in a Betax 4 shutter some time in it's life and has lost all of it's markings.

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    It matches up well with the old Voigtlaender catalogs as a Series II f5.6 lens. The Collinear is like a Dagor, 3 cemented elements but not identical.

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    The elements when you take them out have some clues like serial no's written in pencil etc. but no brand names. Each one has II.4 stamped lightly in which I take to mean Series II No. 4?? 38mm dia. glass, symmetrical, and 8" focus match the old catalog specs. A single group will give you a usable 15" lens.

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    Note that the Betax is missing it's trip lever, and while it runs perfectly, you'll need to use a cable release for all actuations. This will cover 8X10. A very nice old lens. $165
     
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    I sent a PM about this, for a 5x7 project. I'm always willing to experiment =)
     
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    SOLD!

    Thanks All.

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