Vivitar 24mm f/2 Auto Wide-Angle (Kiron) for Nikon F/AI

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Vivitar 24mm f/2 lens for Nikon F/AI mount. Made by Kino Precision which also manufactured several Series-1 lenses, Vivitar's premiere line, similar to Tamron SP and Tokina ATX. They also had their own line of Kiron lenses which has a cult following. S/N: 22800052.    * Housing: Minimal signs of use. Please see photos.    * Mechanics: Focusing works smoothly. Aperture is responsive. Mechanical linkages work as expected.    * Optics: Clear. No signs of fungus or balsam separation. Front element has coating marks that look like dust specks. Rear element has small abrasions. Image quality does not appear to be affected. Please see sample images. Sample images provided to demonstrate lens quality and character. They were taken with this exact lens on a crop sensor camera. They are unedited except to add description and resize/compress for upload.    * Minimum focusing distance is about a foot.    * Very sharp from wide open to F11. Sharpest at about F5.6. Diffraction sets in about F11.    * Focusing is easy with focus peaking.    * Glow wide open. Significantly reduced at F2.8 No longer apparent at F3.5.    * Nice color and contrast.    * Wide angle lens with deep depth of field, even at large apertures.    * Bokeh ranges from smooth to bubbly with edge highlights.    * Bubbles have "zoomed" appearance and fade toward image center.    * No appreciable swirl.    * Fairly resistant to veiling glare.    * Flare ghosts can be induced.    * Has six aperture blades.    * Sun stars expected to have six points. Questions from serious potential buyers welcome.

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Vivitar 24mm f/2 lens for Nikon F/AI mount. Made by Kino Precision which also manufactured several Series-1 lenses, Vivitar's premiere line, similar to Tamron SP and Tokina ATX. They also had their own line of Kiron lenses which has a cult following. S/N: 22800052.    * Housing: Minimal signs of use. Please see photos.    * Mechanics: Focusing works smoothly. Aperture is responsive. Mechanical linkages work as expected.    * Optics: Clear. No signs of fungus or balsam separation. Front element has coating marks that look like dust specks. Rear element has small abrasions. Image quality does not appear to be affected. Please see sample images. Sample images provided to demonstrate lens quality and character. They were taken with this exact lens on a crop sensor camera. They are unedited except to add description and resize/compress for upload.    * Minimum focusing distance is about a foot.    * Very sharp from wide open to F11. Sharpest at about F5.6. Diffraction sets in about F11.    * Focusing is easy with focus peaking.    * Glow wide open. Significantly reduced at F2.8 No longer apparent at F3.5.    * Nice color and contrast.    * Wide angle lens with deep depth of field, even at large apertures.    * Bokeh ranges from smooth to bubbly with edge highlights.    * Bubbles have "zoomed" appearance and fade toward image center.    * No appreciable swirl.    * Fairly resistant to veiling glare.    * Flare ghosts can be induced.    * Has six aperture blades.    * Sun stars expected to have six points. Questions from serious potential buyers welcome.

Shipping Policy: Items ship 3 days after purchase

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Will ship as soon as possible, but policy is three days to allow for unexpected delays.



Return Policy: Returns not accepted

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Will consider on a case-by-case basis, depending on cirmcumstances.



Warranty Policy: No warranty