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Emil Busch Rapid Aplanat 340mm F8

€250.00 EUR

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Here you a very handy lens made by the german company Emil Busch Rathenow. This specimen features the well known Aplanat layout, which also was marketed under the name 'Rapid Rectilinear'. The focal lenght is 340mm (or 13.4") at a max. aperture of F8.


The Aplanat is a very well corrected and super sharp lens design, which was highly praised in the early days of photography.


The condition of the lens is very good. The brass is authentic and shows only minimal wear here and there, but also a fantastic and authentic patina. The glass is in a good condition, only minimal cleaning marks here. There is no haze and no fungus. The aperture is complete and moving freely.


The lens comes with a fitting flange.





height: 5cm
width: 6cm
weight: 500gr



Insured and tracked shipping cost:

Germany - 10 eur
EU* - 20 eur
Worldwide - 50eur


*(the site offers only 2 shipping variations, DE and worldwide. buyers from EU please either contact me beforehand for a reduced EU cost, or after buying so i can send a refund over the difference)




Importent Note: This item comes from my private collection and is around 100 years old (antique). I try my best to describe all the faults and major damage which are relevant for the function of this item. But the actuall item can show signs of wear and also some cosmetic blemishes/damage which is not described in the auction text! When buying this item the buyer agrees to this terms.


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