Canon Rangefinder M200mm f/3.5 / 400mm f/4.5 with Reflex Housing - MIR Image Library

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S-mount Canon Lens M200mm f/3.5
A rather rare lens for use with Canon Reflex housing Unit. Approx. Year: c.1961

Quick spec. sheet:

Canon Rangefinder version Canon M200mm f/3.5 MK II

Year Introduced: 1958
Focal Length
: 200mm
Design/Mount
: 7 elements in 5 groups with Reflex Housing
Minimum / Maximum aperture
:- f/22 ~ F/3.5
Closest focusing distance
: approx. 2.5m (8.5 ft)
Filter attachment size
: 58mm
Dimension/Weight
:- 68.5mm x 135.4mm / 610g

Remarks: A slighy revised model from the original version introduced in 1957

 

Credit: Image courtesy of Mr. Peter Coeln from LEICA Shop®, Austria who also operates a popular Westlicht Auction House. Image Copyright © 2008. All rights reserved. Please respect the visual property of the contributing photographer.

 
Canon Lens M200mm f/3.5 A black paint version and a rather rare lens for use with Canon Reflex housing Unit. Approx. Year: c.1961
Canon Lens M200mm f/3.5 for Reflex Housing Approx. Year: c.1961

S-mount Canon Lens 400mm f/4.5 MK I

a rare lens with bayonet mount and matching Canon reflex housing with M39 screw mount, 4 original filters, cable release, both caps and hood, in original keeper. Approx. Year: c.195

Quick spec. sheet:

Canon Rangefinder version Canon 400mm f/4.5 w/Reflex housing Unit telephoto lens

Year Introduced: 1956
Focal Length
: 400mm
Design/Mount
: 5 elements in 4 groups / Bayonet or Leica Screw-Mount (M39 SM)
Minimum / Maximum aperture
:- f/22 ~ F/4.5
Closest focusing distance
: approx. 8m (24 ft)
Filter attachment size
: 36.5mm
Dimension/Weight
:- 105mm x 296.5mm / 4,000g

Remarks: MK II version in 1960 has a totally revised design and has a bellow unit as intsgrated part of the lens. Closest focusing distance is 3.1m, smaller filter size of 48mm and more compact/ lighter at 100 x 208.4mm / 1,700g only.

 

Credit: Image courtesy of Mr. Peter Coeln from LEICA Shop®, Austria who also operates a popular Westlicht Auction House. Image Copyright © 2008. All rights reserved. Please respect the visual property of the contributing photographer.

 
Canon Rangefinder version S-mount Canon 400mm f/4.5 w/Reflex housing Unit telephoto lens with full system accessories cables releases, colored filters and lens hood


Rear  and side section view of Canon 400mm f/4.5 original version with Canon Reflex Housing module


Canon Reflex Housing with 400mm f/4.5 long telephoto lens

Close up view of rangefinder  M39 400mm f/4.5 telephoto lens , tripod socket, cable releases, filters, lens cap and hood.
Leather case and nternal compartments for storage for Canon 400mm f/4.5 Reflex Housing  telephoto lens

Looking for contribution of photos of the Canon 400mm f/4.5 MKII version (with Bellow Unit at rear section).


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