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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:52 am    Post subject: Fairly Recent Inventory of My Hoard...6 years laters... Reply with quote

Original post from 2011, updated - scroll down to see 2018 update.....

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An only slightly-outdated pic and inventory...since this pic and inventory was taken, I've lost (literally, weep...) the Canon 40D used to take this, along with the Sigma 10-20mm and Canon 35/2. They've been replaced with a used Canon 5D classic, and a Canon 50/1.4 (a great lens...). Also added yet another pre-war Exakta mount 5cm/2.8 Tessar, and a Nikkor-H 85mm.

I only really use about 8 or 9 lenses...whilst it's cool to have 5 pre-war 5,8cm Biotars...I can only use one at a time...and not even on the 5D, only one of the Canon film bodies.

I was lucky to have aggregated these before lens prices have risen. Maybe if I sell all of them I can get an Ernostar!

See inventory detail below the pic:


row 1
Isco-Gottingen Westar 1:2.8/50 314249

row 2
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar f:2.8 F=5cm 1373037 Exakta mount
Ludwig-Dresden Victar 1:2.9 F=5cm 503961 M40
Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:2,8 f=5cm 2054651 Exakta mount
Jhagee Anast. Exactar 1:3.5 f=5.4cm 917483 Exakta mount

row 3
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 3269473 M42
A. Schacht Munchen Albinar 1:4.5/13,5cm 17388 Exakta mount
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1:2/50 2497865 Exakta mount
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon f:2 F=5cm 1465868 M40
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon f:2 F=5cm 1220464 Exakta mount

row4
Canon EF 35/2 AF
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2826694 Exakta mount
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2824563 Exakta mount
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2464289 Exakta mount
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2244848 Exakta mount
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2009202 Exakta mount
Meyer Gorlitz Primoplan 1:1.9 f=5.8cm 836939 Exakta mount

row5
Isco-Gottingen Westar 1:4.5/100 348909 M42
Yashica DSB 135mm 1:2.8 159856
Yashica Yashinon-R 1:2.8 f=3.5cm 282818 M42
Yashica ML 50mm 1:1.7 A26120438
Carl Zeiss Distagon 2,8/28 T* 6351052
Carl Zeiss Planar 1,4/50 T* 8443527
Pentacon Prakticar 1:2.4 f=50mm MC 3168696
Yashica Yashinon 1:2 f=5cm 329455 Auto M42

Row6
Sigma DC 18-125mm 1:3.5-5.6 (missing, used to take the pic!)
Sigma EX DC 10-20mm 1:4-5.6 HSM
Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:4,5 f=15cm 985109
Jupiter-9 2/856603344 M39
Zenitar-M 2,8/16 Fisheye MC 017136 M42
Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Oreston 1,8/504981525
Pentacon Auto 1,8/50 6696772 M42
Isco-Gottingen Westagon 1:2/50 416714 M42
Portragon 1:4 100mm T Mount

Row7
Lentar 1:3.5 f=135mm 61743
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotessar 1:2.8 f=13,5cm 12332341
Canon FD 50mm 1:1.4 171137 M610
Canon FD 50mm 1:1.8 4846226 W312
Vivitar Auto 1:2.8 f=100mm 40814880 Nikon
Nippon Kogaku Micro Nikkor-P 1:3.5 f=55mm 601109
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-S 1:1.2 f=55mm 208139
Nikon Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=50mm 1358951
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-O 1:2 f=35mm 693494

row8
Minolta MC Rokkor-PF 1:1.4 f=58mm 5597050
Minolta MC Rokkor-PG 1:1.2 f=58mm 2561463
Minotta MC W-Rokkor-SI 1:2.5 f=28mm 1558860
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P 1:2.5 f=105mm 265467 ('sonnar')
Nikon Nikkor 105mm 1:2.5 884213 'gauss'
Nikon Nikkor-N.C 1:2 f=28mm 313622
Nikon Nikkor-N 1:1.4 f=35mm 367581

Cameras
Polaroid ZX-70 Land Camera Alpha 1 H71AM
Canon FTb QL 345298
Praktica LTL
Minolta SRT 101 1779449
Canon F-1 158141
Nikon F Photomic TN 6820887
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 512/2 6x9cm F24649 with a Novar Anistigmat 1:4.5 f=105mm (coated) & Prontor-S 1-250 + B
Zenza Bronica S2 72376 with a Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P 1:2.8 f=75mm


Last edited by eggboy on Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:51 am; edited 6 times in total


PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is quite a collection with very nice cameras and lenses between. Shocked
Five Biotars seems a bit exxagerated indeed.
Is one Ernostar so exciting? Rolling Eyes


PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is Schneider-KREUZNACH, correctly written on the lenses I hope Twisted Evil

So row 2 is a secret?? Wink


PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

@kds315L I blame dyslexia for the ue/eu mistake! Row 2 is there, just didn't have a line break in there. Corrections made and thanks for pointing out the error...I see I've done the same thing in my Lightroom metadata sets. Darn.

@Minolfan-there's actually SIX Biotars including the early post-war M42 mount one. And have you ever seen one of the 10cm/2 Ernostars in person! Shocked


PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought at first look this is a seller stand on a camera fair Smile Congrats!!!


PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nah, there are too few.

You are missing many longer lenses, for one thing.

You need to fill up another table.


PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

eggboy wrote:
@Minolfan-there's actually SIX Biotars including the early post-war M42 mount one. And have you ever seen one of the 10cm/2 Ernostars in person! Shocked


Worse .... I even never had a Biotar in my hands! Embarassed


PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the corrections! Nice collection overall!

I fully understand the lust for an Erneman Ernostar "hunk of glass",
but these have gotten quite expensive, so you'd need to sell quite a
bit to get you one, I would guesstimate... Crying or Very sad


PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

@luisalegria: the reason I am missing long lenses is I can't count past 135 for some reason...

@Minolfan: I wound up with them originally when I decided to get a passel of old Exakta bodies with different lenses, 'cos they look so cool and I thought it would be fun to shoot with them.

I wound up selling the old Exakta bodies...much prefer the F-1 (I've one of the original Exakta/Canon FD adaptors) or my now-sold Contax RTS II. Old Exaktas etc. (as we all know) were really cheap 5-10 years ago.

I wound up keeping the various lenses: Biotars, Primoplans, Xenons, Xenars, Tessars and Exaktar Anastigmats...

@Klaus: I'd actually should sell most of these, as I find I only use a few. Then get a big old Ernostar and then file for bankruptcy!


PostPosted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just over 6 years later....I sold around 20 of the lenses and 7 of the cameras...but purchased 23 lenses and 8 cameras in the same period...including replacing my Bronica S2 with .... a Bronica S2....and my pre-war Xenar with a pre-war Xenar...

Same table, different house and different town.

Oh well.

Old favorite lens 6 years ago: pre-war Primoplan 5.8cm. New favorite lens: 5cm f1.4 Nikkor rangefinder in Contax mount attached to a Kiev focusing mount machined into a Sony Alpha adapter....

All the Canon dSLR stuff gone, replaced with a Sony A7 and Olympus OM-D M5....

I am more consistent with lens metadata...the values below are what I have in Lightroom...

And STILL no Ernostar (tho' the 50/2.4 Prakticar is an Ernostar design....) and still no real LONG lens...tho' I am eyeing a Nikkor ED IF 300mm for summer concert photography with the Olympus....






row 1
50mm f2.8 Isco-Gottingen Westar 1:2.8/50 c.1955 M42 - gotta love front cell focusing triplets!

row 2
1"(25mm) f/1.9 Wollensak Cine Raptar c. 1955, 16mm cine lens
5cm f2.8 Ludwig-Dresden Victar c.1940503961 M40
5cm f2.8 Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar No.1371757 c.1938 Exakta mount - new
5cm f3.5 Jhagee Anast. Exaktar Nr.733674 c.1937 Exakta mount - new
5cm f2.8 Carl Zeiss Tessar Nr.1937604 c.1937 Exakta mount - new
13.5cm f4.5 A. Schacht Munchen Albinar 17388 c.1958 Exakta mount

row 3
5cm f2 Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1465868 c.1940 M40
5.8cm f2 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar Nr.3269473 c.1948 M42 mount
5.8cm f2 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar Nr.2009202 c.1937 Exakta mount
5.8cm f2 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar Nr.2464289 c.1938 Exakta mount
5.8cm f2 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar T Nr.2826694 c.1942 Exakta mount - wartime, T coated
5.8cm f1.9 Meyer-Görlitz Primoplan Nr.836939 c.1937 Exakta mount
50mm f2 Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon No.2497865 c.1951 Exakta mount

row 4
90mm f4.5 Wollensak Raptar E.Leitz New York c.1949 Leica M39 mount - new
5cm f2 Jupiter 8 KMZ 0137870 c.1970 Leica M39 mount - new
5cm f1.4 Nikon Nikkor S.C No.322547 S mount rangefinder c.1954 - new
5cm f2 Jupiter 8-M KMZ 6021068 c.1960 Contax Kiev mount - new
5cm f2 Yashica Yashinon No.329455 c.1965 M42 mount
58mm f2 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar T 4428208 c.1956 Exakta mount - new
58mm f1.9 Meyer-Optic Görlitz Primoplan 1241532 c.1952 V M42 mount - new

row 5
100mm f2 Canon Lens S No.13480 c.1964 Leica M39 screw mount - new
50mm f1.7 Yashica ML A2612043 c.1979(?) C/Y mount
50mm f2.4 MC Pentacon Prakticar 3168696 c.1988 Praktica B mount
5cm f2 Nikkor-S No.545482 c.1961 Nikon F mount - new
50mm f1.8 Pentacon auto 6696772 c.1974 M42 mount
50mm f2 Isco Göttingen Westagon 416714 c.1957 M42 mount
24mm f2.8 Sigma Super-Wide II close focus c.1980 Canon FD mount - new
5.5cm f1.8 Auto Yashinon Yashica No.532852 c.1962 M42 mount - new
100mm f4 Portragon c.1979 T Mount

Row 6
135mm f2.5 Canon Lens FL No.79008 c.1969 - new
50mm f1.4 Carl Zeiss T* No.6443527 c.1985 C/Y mount
50mm f1.4 Canon FD 171137 c.1972
58mm f1.2 Minolta MC Rokkor-PG 2561463 c.1970 M42 mount converted from Minolta MD
5.8cm f1.4 Nikkor-S No.152010 Nikon F mount c.1961 - new
55mm f3.5 Nikon Nippon Kogaku Micro-Nikkor-P No.601109 Nikon F mount c.1969
28mm f2 Nikon Nikkor-N.C No.313622 Nikon F mount c.1974
35mm f2 S.S.C. Canon Lens FD 101208 c.1976 - new
15cm f4.5 Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar Nr 985109 c.1929 in focusing mount

Row 7
135mm f3.5 Lentar T-mount 61743
85mm f1.8 Nikkor-H Auto No.2229710 Nikon F mount c.1970 - new
85mm/2 Jupiter 9 c.1966 M39 Zenit mount
105mm f2.8 Auto Vivitar Tokina No.379000408 c.1969 T4 - new
85mm f1.8 Canon Lens FL No.11537 c.1965 - new
100mm f2.8 Auto Vivitar 40814880 c.1969 Nikon F Non-AI mount
105mm f2.5 sonnar Nikon Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P Nikon F mount No.265467 c.1968 'sonnar'
35mm f1.4 Nikon Nikkor-N No.367581 Nikon F mount c.1972
14mm f2.5 Panasonic Lumix AF m43 - new

Row 8
13.5cm f2.8 Carl Zeiss Jena Biotessar T Nr.1232341 c.1930
135mm f2.8 Yashica DSB c.1985, Contax Yashica mount
5 inch f2.9 SVE Coated Anastigmat projection lens c.1955 - new
100mm f4.5 Isco-Göttingen Westar 348909 c.1959, M42 mount
14-140mm Panasonic Lumix AF m43 - new
7-14mm Panasonic G Vario Lumix AF m43 - new
7.5mm f3.5 Bower Fish-eye M43 - new
100-300mm f4 Vivitar Close Focus Auto Zoom No37840630 c.1980 Canon FD

Cameras
Ansco Shur Shot 6x9 Box Camera c.1955 - new
Voigtländer Vito II with Color Skopar 50/3.5 sitting atop the Vivitar 100-300mm
Canon FTb QL 345298
Praktica LTL
Zenza Bronica S2 76309 with a Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P 1:2.8 f=75mm - new
Exakta VP B with 7.5cm f2.8 Carl Zeiss Tessar Nr.1774266 - works! Looks like it was serviced at some point in the last few decades! new
Exakta VX body - also works! - new
Olympus OM-D EM5 - new
Sony A7 - new
Canon Auto Bellow FD mount with slide stage - used with the Micro Nikkor to digitize slides etc. - new
Olympus Tough TG-310 waterproof camera
Olympus Stylus Verve S
Canon G2
Ricoh Theta first version 360 degree camera - new
various m43 and Alpha mount adapters for all these lenses



Sold since first picture at beginning of post:

Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar f:2.8 F=5cm 1373037 Exakta mount sold
Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1:2,8 f=5cm 2054651 Exakta mount
Jhagee Anast. Exactar 1:3.5 f=5.4cm 917483 Exakta mount
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2824563 Exakta mount
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon f:2 F=5cm 1220464 Exakta mount
Canon EF 35/2 AF
Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 1:2 f=5.8cm 2244848 Exakta mount
Yashica Yashinon-R 1:2.8 f=3.5cm 282818 M42
Carl Zeiss Distagon 2,8/28 T* 6351052
Sigma DC 18-125mm 1:3.5-5.6 (missing, used to take the pic!)
Sigma EX DC 10-20mm 1:4-5.6 HSM
Canon FD 50mm 1:1.8 4846226 W312
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-S 1:1.2 f=55mm 208139
Nikon Nikkor-S.C 1:1.4 f=50mm 1358951
Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-O 1:2 f=35mm 693494
Nikon Nikkor 105mm 1:2.5 884213 'gauss'
Minolta MC Rokkor-PF 1:1.4 f=58mm 5597050
Minolta MC W-Rokkor-SI 1:2.5 f=28mm 1558860
Zenitar-M 2,8/16 Fisheye MC 017136 M42
Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Oreston 1,8/504981525
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Polaroid ZX-70 Land Camera Alpha 1 H71AM
Canon FTb QL 345298
Praktica LTL
Minolta SRT 101 1779449
Canon F-1 158141
Nikon F Photomic TN 6820887
Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 512/2 6x9cm F24649 with a Novar Anistigmat 1:4.5 f=105mm (coated) & Prontor-S 1-250 + B
Zenza Bronica S2 72376 with a Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-P 1:2.8 f=75mm