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Selling rare 50mm f1.4 Super Takumar, 8 element version. The first version of the Super Takumar 50mm f/1.4 had 8 lens elements. Notice the cemented triplet with curved surfaces - very difficult and expensive to manufacture and it's said Asahi lost money on every copy sold; hence it didn't last very long. This was meant as a Planar-killer and once its crown had been awarded by the press the simplified 7/6 version was quietly ushered in (before the 8/6 crippled Asahi's finances). Read more at: Lens is in pristine condition, no fungus/scratches/haze, helicoid smooth, aperture not oily. Comes with original caps and filter.