Canon Rangefinder (LSM) 85mm f/1.5 short telephoto lenses - MIR Image Library

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Canon Leica Screw Mount (LSM) 1:1.5 f=85mm MK II rangefinder (RF) Telephoto lens

Quick spec. sheet:

Canon Rangefinder version Canon 85mm f/1.5 fast speed telephoto lens

Year Introduced: 1960
Focal Length
: 85mm
Design/Mount
: 7 elements in 4 groups / Leica Screw-Mount (SM)
Minimum / Maximum aperture
:- f/16 ~ F/1.5
Closest focusing distance
: approx. 1m (3 ft)
Filter attachment size
: 58/60mm
Dimension/Weight
:- 62.5mm x 82.5mm / 730g

Remarks: Successor to the Canon Serenar 85mm f/1.5 all chrome version with this black and chrome version.

 

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black and chrome Canon Leica Screw Mount (LSM) 1:1.5 f=85mm rangefinder (RF) Telephoto lens


Canon LSM 85mm f/1.5 rangefinder (RF) Telephoto lens with lens hood and original Canon Optical Finder for 85mm


Canon Brightline Optical Finder 85mm (8.5cm) with leather case and lens cap


Close up view of rangefinder Canon Leica Screw Mount (LSM) 1:1.5 f=85mm lens with metal lens hood and original Canon brightline 85mm Optical Finder

Any contributor for the Original Serenar all chrome version of the 85mm f/1.5 1952~1960 ?



Shown below are
fro comparison only:- Canonflex R-Mount chrome with
Super-Canomatic Lens R 85mm f/1.8, Super-Canomatic Lens R 100mm f/2.0, Approx. Year: c.1962
refer to the
100mm section for more images

Canonflex R-Mount chrome with Super-Canomatic Lens R 85mm f/1.8 with original lens cap
Canonflex R-Mount chrome with Super-Canomatic Lens R 85mm f/1.8, Super-Canomatic Lens R 100mm f/2.0

Canonflex R-Mount chrome with Super-Canomatic Lens R 85mm f/1.8 and leather lens case

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Nikon RF Nikkor 8.5cm f/2.0 / f/1.5 versions | Contax Carl Zeiss 85mm Telephoto lenses

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