Kogaku Topcon Topcor R 30cm 300mm f/2.8 EXA Mount Super Telephoto Prime Lens. A true mammoth of a lens that pictures can't do justice to. This lens weighs in at a hefty 3.3kg and measures 54cm fully extended with a front element diameter of 124mm. With these numbers you can understand why it was dubbed'Big Bertha' in photography circles of. Time, these lenses started production in 1958 and it is thought that there only may have been 800 of these lenses produced.
This lens is number 76. It an early example of these rare lenses. This lens is not all bulk with that immense size allowing for an aperture that opens up to f/2.8 on its 300mm focal length. The aperure is a pre-set with 16 blades to add to the high numbers that this lenes has going on.
All of this allows it to hold the title for the fastest 300mm lenes for nearly 20 years. This lens has significant damage to its paint though no dents or misshaping of the metal, showing that it has had a lot of wear from use over its long-life time but no abuse. The lens is mechanically sound with the focuses having a clean and fresh coat if grease as the old grease had harden over the years.
The elements are clear of scratches, fungus or haze though there is dust which is to be expected on a lens of this size and age. The dust was left when inspecting the lens as it has no impact on images which made it totally unbeneficial to put such rare glass at risk. 300mm f/2.8 EXA Mount (340076).Original Front and Back Caps. Dust for a lens this age but no scratches, fugus or haze.
Scratches and chips to the paint work as well as dried adhesive from what. Drop in filter holder (39mm). Built in Two Stage Hood.All information and images provided are as accurately as possible with specs taken from what is seen on the. Or sourced from the manufacture's website. All images are jpegs taken straight from the camera with no alterations so all test images are a true representation of the equipment you are purchasing. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photography\Lenses & Filters\Lenses". The seller is "photography-phoenix" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Bahamas, Colombia, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Uruguay.