WTB -FT: Lomo Petzval art lens 2nd hand

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by TheToadMen, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. TheToadMen

    TheToadMen Subscriber

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    I'm looking for a 2nd hand Lomography Petzval art lens, preferably for Nikon mount. Who will have one in his closet, not using it anymore within one year? I don't mind one used on a DSLR, but prefer an analogue used lens, not engraved with any name. But I'm even in the market for a black coated version.
    lomo-Petzval-lens-changing.png lomo-Petzval-black.jpg
    There are at least 1.660 lenses ordered by now (and still 29 days to go) so there must be someone not using this gimmick anymore in about a year or so from now? (I'm a patient man and will need only bump up this thread for about 100 times or so).
    Let me help you clean out your closest or photo bag ;-0.

    I can pay $79.56 + actual shipping, but I'm also open for trade, for instance a choice of one of these excellent vintage pre-Lomo cameras:
    - a Voigtländer Vitoret F, with a Lanthar 2.8/50 mm lens and original brown leatherette case,
    - an Agfa Clack with original vintage case,
    - an Agfa Clack converted into a pinhole camera,
    - an Agfa Isolette with original brown case,
    - a Bilora Bella 66 - grey edition,
    - an Ilford Sportsman with Dignar 1:2,8/45 mm lens (swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes!),
    - a Beirette VSN with Meritar 2.8/45 lens in a Priomat shutter, with original black case (real LOMO style from the DDR!!),
    - a Zeiss Ikon Colora with Novicar 2.8/50 lens in a Prontor 125 shutter and original brown semi-leather case,
    - an Agfa Silette with Color-Apotar lens in a Prontor shutter,
    - an Isco REGULA Sprinty BC 300 with Isconar 45 mm lens in a Rectamat shutter and non-relevant light meter, with the original black case.
    voigtlander_Vitoret_F.jpg beirette_VSN.jpeg zeiss_ikon_colora.jpeg Bilora_bella_66.jpeg
    agfa-silette-pronto.jpeg agfa_clack-camera.jpeg ilford-sportsman.jpeg isco-regula-sprinty.jpeg

    All cameras are in good working order: all electronics are fully tested and I'll even include a special art film (*) with every camera. Mail me for photos of any camera.

    I also have a special TELESOR variable zoom close-up auxillary lens for trade: will fit any lens 52mm. Allows you to do some really close-up photography. Japanese quality (no lens caps included).
    telesor-variable-zoom-lens.JPG

    For more info on this Lomo Petval lens, see also:
    http://www.apug.org/forums/forum52/121318-new-petzval-lens-nikon-f-canon-ef.html
    and:
    http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?105636-Lomography-Petzval
    and:
    http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?105521-Lomography-teaser-a-Petzval
    and:
    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lomography/the-lomography-petzval-portrait-lens

    Bert from Holland

    (*) Fuji or Konica color negative film from the beginning of this century, non-refrigerated for extra art effects!!
     
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  2. Two23

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    I don't think these are even available yet. It could be awhile. Last year I bought a ~90mm Darlot Petzval and had SK Grimes make an F-mount for it. Total cost was under $500 and I have a real 1870s vintage lens.


    Kent in SD
     
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    I doubt anyone here is dropping $300-500 on one of these with the intention of never using it again. People here seem to be strapped for cash, if anything.
     
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    I'm sure the RFF classifieds will have a number of them in a year's time.
     
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    People do that in fact very often. Contax G1, G2 was one example in past, many expensive dSLR's - people pay premium price, and when new model is out - sell old one for <25% price. Just wait when lomo gets Petzval version 2 (and they will get it - why not, it will sell like crazy) - people will sell version 1 for peanuts :smile:


    BTW - I am second in the line :WTB used Petzval nikon mount :smile:

    cheers,
     
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    nice post! :D
     
  7. TheToadMen

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    Since this lens is available for over a year now: bump