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Exakta mount  Komura 500/7

 

 

 

 

wpe481.jpg (28556 bytes)500mm was not a common focal length for Exakta, any Exakta mount 500 is hard to find today.   This Komura 500/7 from the 1960's and offers a nice design and good craftsmanship.   1960 list price was $175. Komura was an independent Japanese lens maker. 

 

 

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A manual aperture lens with interchangeable mounts, it breaks down into two pieces for compact carrying, and comes in its own velvet lined case.  A heavy chrome bayonet  mount fits the lens together.   It also had a built in tripod mount and a rotating camera mount.     Weighing in at almost 3 1/2 lbs, the lens measures in at almost 14" long,  with a not so close focus distance of 26 feet and a filter size of 77mm.


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