MS Histrio-Prot 40/6.3MC


 

¥69,900

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First lens of the MS Optical Historical Series Collection: small format version of the 1890 Zeiss Protar, Zeiss's first anastigmat design, which would later evolve into the Tessar. Maximum aperture f/6.3, which is fast for the design, thanks to the smaller format. Most vintage large format Zeiss Jena Protars (Series V) are f/16.Initial lot of lenses, designed, manufactured and hand-assembled in Japan by Mr Sadayasu Miyazaki.

Key features:

  • Protar design, 4 elements in two groups
  • Compact pancake design, weight 45g, 60g
  • 22.5mm filter size, 0.75 pitch thread
  • ALL glass surfaces multicoated, 96% light transmission
  • Minimum focus distance 0.8m on Leica M, on mirrorless cameras 0.5-0.6m
  • Initial lot of lenses, designed, manufactured and hand-assembled in Japan by Mr Sadayasu Miyazaki
  • Native Leica M mount, area for 6-bit coding

Please note that we cannot make reservations for serial numbers.

Includes lens, lens hood and caps.

HISTRO-PROT 40:6.3 Note English (HISTRO-PROT_40:6.3_Note_English.pdf, 803 Kb) [Download]