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Canon 50mm f/1.4 FL
Canon 50mm f/1.8 FD

Fujinon 55mm f/1.8
Fuji Fujinon T 135mm f/3.5

Konica Hexanon AR 50mm f/1.4
Konica Hexanon AR 40mm f/1.8

Leitz Summitar 5cm f/2
Leitz 9cm f/4 Elmar

Lens Baby Muse with Plastic Optic

55mm f/2.8 Industar 61 L/D

Nikkor 16mm f/3.5 AI fisheye
Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 AI-S
Nikkor 2.1 cm f/4 O non-AI
Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 N non-AI
Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 AI-S
Nikkor 28mm f/3.5 H non-AI
Nikkor 28mm f/2.8 AI-S
Nikkor 28mm f/2 N non-AI
Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 P.C. (black knob)
Nikkor 3.5cm f/2.8 S non-AI
Nikkor 35mm f/2.8 S non-AI
Nikkor 35mm f/1.4 N non-AI
Nikkor 43-86mm f/3.5 non-AI
Nikkor 45mm f/2.8 GN non-AI
Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 AI-S
Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 S non-AI (abused)
Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 S non-AI (clean)
Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 Series E
Nikkor 5cm f/2 S non-AI
Nikkor 50mm f/2 H non-AI
Nikkor 50mm f/2 H C non-AI
Micro-Nikkor 55mm f/3.5 P non-AI
Nikkor 55mm f/1.2 S non-AI
Micro-Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 AI-S
Nikkor 5.8cm f/1.4 S non-AI
Nikkor 80-200mm f/4.5 non-AI
Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 H non-AI
Nikkor 10.5cm f/4 T non-AI
Nikkor 105mm f/2.5 P non-AI
Micro Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 AI-S
Nikkor 135mm f/2.8 AI
Nikkor 135mm f/3.5 Q non-AI (newer version)
Nikkor 13.5, 135mm f/3.5 Q non-AI (older version)
Nikkor 200mm f/4 Q non-AI
Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 AI-S IF
Nikkor 300mm f/4.5 H non-AI

Soligor 5cm f/1.9
Soligor 105mm f/2.8

Tokyo Optical Co. 5cm f/1.5 Simlar

Voigtlander 50mm f/3.5 Heliar
Voigtlander 75mm f/2.5 Color Heliar

MC Zenitar 16mm f/2.8

This Old Camera

Black, brassed, and beautiful

Bell and Howell Auto 35 Reflex Design 237 (Canon EX EE)

Canon F1
Canon TX

Fuji ST801

Kodak Retina II type 014 with Rodinstock Heligon 50mm f/2
Kodak Retina Reflex III with Schneider-Kruznach 50mm f/1.9

Konica Autoreflex TC

Leica IIIf black dial

Nikon S2 with Nikkor SC 5cm f/1.4
Nikon F
Nikon FE
Nikkormat FTn

Mamiya/Sekor 500TL with Mamiya/Sekor Auto 50mm f/2

Miranda DR 1.9

Olympus OM-1N with Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.8

Yashica Lynx 5000E

Zenit APk with MC Helios-44K-4 58mm f/2

Rolleiflex 3.5E with Schneider Kruznach Xenotar 75mm f/3.5

Yashica Mat 124
Yashica D

Zenza Bronica ETR with Zenzanon Bronica 75mm f/2.8 MC

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