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Homemade Zeiss 140mm f/5 refractor For Sale

Price - $900.00

Ad Number: 200135

Posted: 03 Mar 2020

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Here's something you don't see everyday :) It's a homemade refractor using a Carl Zeiss Triplet 5/70cm "Fliegertruppe" as objective. Seems like the lens came from WW2 era aerial camera, but not too sure about that. As you can see, it's very much a work in progress, so don't expect perfect images out of the box, but could be a great project for someone who likes tinkering and tweaking and dreaming of a 5.5in Zeiss refractor :) Recently the same lens was selling on ebay for about $1300, so this is a bargain :) Lens is in very good condition considering its age, there's only one tiny nick on the front lens. Only OTA included (first photo), nothing else.

Price is $900 + shipping and we split PayPal fees if paying by PP. You're also welcome to pick up in Long Island, NY.

Thanks for looking,



  • Location Long Island, NY

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