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    40mm/f0.33

    Interesting read on this Carl Ziess one off lens , Sold at Auction for $80,000

    http://petapixel.com/2013/08/06/carl...ens-ever-made/
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    Made me smile.
    Then I cried 'cause I couldn't afford a lens like it.
    "Poke around on the web, however, and you won’t find any sample photographs captured with this lens. Why? Because the lens was never designed for real world use, and was never functional."
    "The “Q” stands for “Quatsch,” which translates to “nonsense” in German."

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    I'll take two!
    Cheers, Troy

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    LOL! ..... also saw this and laughed .. $80K for a lens that doesn't really work!

    Lens looks great tho
    Nikon D800E, D300, D70s
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    {Tamron}; -> 17-50/2.8 : 28-75/2.8 : 70-200/2.8 : 300/2.8 SP MF : 24-70/2.8VC


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    That's about 5 bus stops more than you'll ever need.

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    A One off Leica for an Oil Sheikh

    Plus an options of a special support vehicle.

    The lens looks a bit like the 200 - 600 F2.8 Sigma lens without the electronics
    Last edited by horizon; 08-08-2013 at 5:55pm.

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    That Leica is lame compared to Zeiss's 1700/4 tho!

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    Some ppl have too much money on there hands




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