Voigtländer Heliar 300m F4.5
you ask seasoned shooters what favourite lens they would name, many
would say a Heliar. Those are masterpieces of german optical design and
famous in the Large format community for their smooth portrait rendering
and absolute stunning bokeh. Just google up the internet for sample
images shot with Heliar.
It is a really impressive piece. The focal lenght is 300mm (or 12") and the image circle is HUGE here. As long as i remember it was advertised to cover fullplate, but it will cover up to 10x12.
The condition of this specimen is superb. The lens is in absolute 100% working condition: the aperture mooves smoothly forth and back. The glass is in an good condition, showing only some of the usuall cleaning marks, there is no fungus, haze or any chips there. The image on the groundglass is outstanding.
A very interesting detail here is that the lens comes with an adaptable lenshood, which can be attached but also removed again.
The lens comes with a fitting flange and the adaptable lenshood.
Insured and tracked shipping cost:
Germany - 10 eur
EU* - 20 eur
Worldwide - 60 eur
*(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.