Some more vintage Ashai Pentax 400mm
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Old 10-07-2014   #1
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Default Some more vintage Ashai Pentax 400mm

Had a hard time determing value of this lens. The seller and I settled at 330.00 US dollars including 2 dayt shipping. I think I may have over paid. But I wanted this to round out my Takumar collection at the longer end. Seller claims the Lens is very near mint.

I know its dumb to ask after I bought it...but did I do ok?






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Looks like a nice clean vintage lens.
Looking forward to seeing some photos taken with the lens.
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Looks like a nice clean vintage lens.
Looking forward to seeing some photos taken with the lens.
Hopefully I will get some shots this weekend.
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Here is some morning wood. 400mm hand held 1/500

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Nice lens. I think you got a pretty good deal especially with the included original lens case and caps. I've seen higher prices on these and the K version without the accessories. Nice image too.
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i think its a pretty good deal for what looks like a mint takumar 400mm.. the m42 mount is also better than the pentax k-mount as it would be easier to adapt to other lens mount..

i love old lenses particularly m42 mount lenses, they are cheap, easily adaptable, all manual and built like a tank.. the Russian made helios 44 is one m43 mount lens that i want to own in pristine condition...just cant find a decent copy locally.
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That lens looks like a keeper for sure.


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