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Topcor 8cm f5.6
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:41 pm    Post subject: Topcor 8cm f5.6 Reply with quote

Anyone see this one before?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/TOPCON-Topcor-8cm-F5-6-for-35A-w-Finder-case-EXCELLENT-from-Japan-9746/282842452522


http://www.topgabacho.jp/Topconclub/lens8.htm

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This lens is TOPCOR 8cm f5.6 for Topcon 35A & 35B. This lens was manufactured from '53 through '55. The lens constitution is 3groups 5lenses. In the case that we use this lens in Topcon35A, need the exclusive use finder. The Topcon 35B has equipped with the other focusing ring for the 8cm lens.


PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep, see it quite often advertised at quite high prices...


PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has anyone used one?
I assume it's adaptable, I'm curious about how good it is.


PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

With such large front element and 3groups/5lenses design, the design may be similar to the Tele-Xenar. It may be a decent lens but I am not sure. Wink