Pentax Spotmatic with F1.4 M42 lens f/s on BHF ebay site


Link Posted 01/04/2022 - 19:09
PENTAX SPOTMATIC SLR Camera W/ Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 M42 Mount Prime Lens-H26

Item Specifics


Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter
Top mounted shutter button and controls
Max Shutter Speed 1/1000
Requires 1 x EPX400 Battery (Not Included)


Lens Type: Prime
Focal Length: 50mm
Max Aperture: f/1.4
Min Aperture: f/16
Mount: M42 Mount

Item Condition

Camera Body
Cosmetic Condition: Acceptable to worn - there is some noticeable scratching but no heavy damage to note
Dust Build-Up: No
Viewfinder Clear: Yes
Light Seal Intact: No
Battery Corrosion: No

Are the following functioning?:

Film Advance Lever: Yes
Shutter Button: Yes
Light Meter: UNTESTED

Additional Comments: Unfortunately we do not have an appropriate battery to properly test the Light meter, please bid accordingly.


Cosmetic Condition: Acceptable
Dust Build-Up: No
Focus Working: Yes
Aperture Responsive: Yes

Dust -2
Fungus -4
Haze -2

Additional Comments: The optics are noticeably tinted a yellowish gold

{ My comment - those lenses usually do have a yellow tint
Not sure what -4 means for fungus though

See the listing -



Link Posted 03/04/2022 - 17:33
Optics Grading?(For Dust, Fungus or Haze)

Grade 1 - Clear

Grade 2 - Light traces in part of/ throughout the lens.

Grade 3 - Patches to various elements in part of/throughout the lens.

Grade 4 - Dense covering of elements in part of/throughout the lens
Add a Comment
You must be registered or logged-in to comment.