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Ok folks,this good looking fellow is 66 years old,and now is just back from the hell. One of the last built in Leningrad factory during 1953,the last year of production of Jupiter lenses with peoples,machinery and materials(also rare earth for the lenses) deported from Germany after WWII. He has some focus elicoid troubles,then I had it dismounted,clean,adjusted and lubricated totally. Now is good in shape and fully functional. The lens rendition is spectacular. No defects,no scratches,fungus....all is running ok! This KMZ Jupiter 8, 50mm f/2 "Red P" type,Leica 39mm thread mount, is a copy of the Carl Zeiss Sonnar,with the lenses manufactured with genuine german's rare earth. One of the last....lost in the time.

1/33s f/2.0 at 3.8mm iso160 full exif

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Liz Bickel27-Dec-2019 20:47
Beautifully shot and very interesting history.
Bill Miller26-Dec-2019 08:41
I am really enjoying these little history lessons from your photography.
Patricia Kay24-Dec-2019 22:21
It will be amazing on your Sony Paolo...I love vintage lenses....BV
Pierre Martin24-Dec-2019 22:17
glad that now it is in the right hands!
Walter Otto Koenig24-Dec-2019 20:02
Neat shot with this warm lighting.
PauloCGama24-Dec-2019 18:06
Great story and congrats for the restoration!! :-)
Merry Christmas my friend.
Tom Briggs24-Dec-2019 18:03
Tom Munson24-Dec-2019 15:54
Nice work, Paolo.
Blandine Mangin24-Dec-2019 15:06
beautiful ! v
Helen Betts24-Dec-2019 14:24
Very interesting explanation, and enjoy your lens! V.
Kuriacose Joseph24-Dec-2019 12:56
Wow, a one of a kind. It looks good for its age.
janescottcumming24-Dec-2019 12:41
Wow, interesting history and a cool photo. V
Yvonne24-Dec-2019 10:45
Superbly captured and displayed. v
Tom LeRoy24-Dec-2019 09:16
Cool lens, put it on your Sony and get great colors! V
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