Quite Rare : SMC Pentax 50mm F1.2 lens


junior1990

Link Posted 05/08/2020 - 19:28
Hello,
I have a SMC Pentax 50mm F1.2 lens for sale.
Price expected is 500€.
I am living in Brussel in Belgium.
Do not hesitate to contact me.
Best regards

pschlute

Link Posted 05/08/2020 - 21:56
junior1990 wrote:

I have a SMC Pentax 50mm F1.2 lens for sale.
Price expected is 500€.

Dream on !
Peter



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JAK

Link Posted 06/08/2020 - 00:48
I can't vouch for its condition, but a much more realistic price (>£200)
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Asahi-SMC-Pentax-50mm-F-1-2-Manual-Focus-PK-Mount-Pri...
John K

Jonathan-Mac

Link Posted 06/08/2020 - 09:48
I think it's for the user to set the price according to condition. As someone who lives in Spain, I have noticed that used items in the UK typically go for prices that are lower than here as they are more common and the market is greater. It would be very easy to base the price on the local market rather than the UK one and prices would appear inflated.

Having said that, I have never seen a 50/1.2 of any brand, let alone Pentax (whose 50/1.2s I would regard as among the very best) go for under £200 unless it was faulty or in very poor condition.
Pentax hybrid user - Digital K3 & K200D, film 645 and 35mm SLR and Pentax (&other) lenses adapted to Fuji X digital
Fan of DA limited and old manual lenses

junior1990

Link Posted 06/08/2020 - 22:41
Thanks for your replies.
Jak, I've based my price on different offers on Ebay but not Ebay UK...
I am open to any offers.
Best regards

HarisF1

Link Posted 08/08/2020 - 01:20
£200 is the rough price of an example with balsam separation. For a clean example I'd suggest an eBay price between £300 and £350 depending on cosmetic condition.

That means £300 is a very good price if you're selling privately, and anything above £250 is 'par'.

bjolester

Link Posted 16/08/2020 - 22:37
I paid €450 for my "like new condition" SMC-A 50mm f1.2 in 2013 from the Leica Shop in Austria, and in addition I had to pay import fees (Norway not in the EU). All in all a lot of money, but these lenses are not easily found, so absolutely worth every penny (Norwegian Kroner). I cannot believe I have ever seen the A50/1.2 for sale here in Norway btw.
Bjørn

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Eve

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 10:43
This is not an A lens this is an M lens - can the lister please confirm?
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malfis

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 19:16
Eve wrote:
This is not an A lens this is an M lens - can the lister please confirm?

According to Pentax Forums there was no M50mm f1.2 made - only an 'A' version.
Lots of gear - but not a lot of idea!

spinno

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 19:26
It's an original K mount lens not M or A
David
Last Edited by spinno on 06/09/2020 - 19:27

pschlute

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 20:22
Eve wrote:
This is not an A lens this is an M lens - can the lister please confirm?

Nope This is an smc ("K") series lens. No M lens was made this wide
Peter



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Eve

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 20:24
spinno wrote:
It's an original K mount lens not M or A

Ah yeh, that’s it! my bad. Had thought m series was from the very beginning but originally they weren’t labelled and most folks distinguish those originals as k or k series today. Thanks. Something new every day.
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pschlute

Link Posted 06/09/2020 - 20:29
Eve wrote:
spinno wrote:
It's an original K mount lens not M or A

Ah yeh, that’s it! my bad. Had thought m series was from the very beginning but originally they weren’t labelled and most folks distinguish those originals as k or k series today. Thanks. Something new every day.

The original "K"-mount SMC or smc lenses are totally different to the M-series that followed. While a few may have kept the optical formula, the size and weight and filter size is usually very different. They are called "K" series (unofficial) name, but they are completely different from the M series.
Peter



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