WTB: Leica Mount 35mm Lens

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by illumiquest, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. illumiquest

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    I've got an old Nikkor 35mm f/2.5 but would like to get something with a bit more contrast. Looking for a Voigtlander, Leitz or Canon. Budget is around 400.
     
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    Are you using a lens hood and choosing your film/exposure/development for contrast?
     
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    finding a lens hood for this particular lens would be darn near impossible. I've yet to find a filter. It's just an old design which has inherent limitations.
     
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    You should check out the seller "Heavystar" on eBay. He has all different sizes of hoods. I bought a bunch in 40.5mm. He has other sizes, as well.

    Also, check out the classifieds on rangefinderforum.com.
     
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    I use a Voigtlander 35/2.5 Pancake II but it is M mount, did you need screw mount? You can get a 35/2.5 Color Skopar in LTM for $299 or the M mount for $329. Both have excellent contrast and use easy to find 39mm filters.
     
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    Oh, BTW check out www.cameraquest.com, free shipping on orders over $200 in the US and Stephen Gandy ships fast. The classifieds on RFF are a good spot to look as well, I have bought and sold a lot of equipment there too.
     
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    I'm using it on an M2 so an M mount would be fine.
     
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    Oh and I've been eying the 1.4 Noktons and those are looking quite tempting, anyone have one kicking about?
     
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    Here is a Nokton for sale

    http://www.rangefinderforum.com/photopost-classifieds/showproduct.php/product/20444/cat/1/limit/recent
     
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    i have a canon 35mm f2.8 in ltm that comes with an adaptor. Email me at shraaalp@gmail.com if you are interested!
     
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    Heavystar do setup rings so you can get filters your need and stuff, I have a Canon 50mm f1.8 which has a 40mm thread, so I have stepped it to 49mm and not probs :D

    The lens has nice contrast only used it once on my Leica iiif but i am happy with it