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Details about  TAYLOR-HOBSON Anastigmat 2'' F2 RARE Leica LTM Lens by REID & Sigrist Leicester

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TAYLOR-HOBSON Anastigmat 2'' F2 RARE Leica LTM Lens by REID & Sigrist Leicester
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In Excellent, Used Condition!! In Fully Working Order (TESTED!). EXCEPTIONALLY Well Preserved

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03 Nov, 2014 16:21:50 GMT
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
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Seller notes: In Excellent, Used Condition!! In Fully Working Order (TESTED!). EXCEPTIONALLY Well Preserved Condition!
Brand: Taylor-Hobson Focus Type: Manual
Type: Extremely RARE & Highly Collectible Prime Lens, Standard Max. Aperture: 2
Camera/Camcorder Fitting: Leica LTM , can be adopted to MANY Digital Mounts Bundled Items: The Original front cap has been listed separately!
Focal Length Type: Fixed/Prime Fit Camera Mount: Leica LTM / L39


Taylor-Hobson Anastigmat

5'' inch   f/2
50mm 1:2 / 5cm F2

In Excellent+ Condition!!
In Fully Working Order (TESTED!)
Well Preserved Condition!
This lens is UNUSED!! but shows some signs of servicing, like wipe marks
to inner element's coatings, a couple of dust specs (tiny!!), some scars to rear inner part of the barrel.
It has been professionally serviced by a qualified technician in London for age-related haze removal.
Apart form minimal coating wipe marks, the glass is clear!! The greases are original!!
There are NO discernible usage marks!!
Sample photos taken by this lens on micro 4/3 Panasonic Lumix G
and Leica M8 digital cameras are at bottom of page.
This example comes form the original wooden box of UNUSED lenses assembled
from prefabricated parts after the Reid & Sigrist Ltd. company ceased business.
There only are a few remaining boxes of these UNUSED lenses, now in private collection.
One like this sold at a Christies auction in 1988, July 14th.
(please see three images of the catalogue at bottom of page.
Serials started with 33xxxx, so this lens comes from the earlier batch 32xxxx.

In photos below, you can see what an Anastigmat lens

looks like on Digital Leica M8 and Panasonic Lumix cameras:


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The Original front cap has been listed separately!
The original wooden box shown below has been listed under the following link:


Sample photos taken with THIS lens on Panasonic Lumix G and Leica M8:

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