MC Zenitar-M 50mm f/1.7 s/n 818256


Vintage soviet prime m42 lens

One of the fastest soviet wide angle lenses

Made in USSR!

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MC ZENITAR-M 50mm f/1.7 – fast Soviet lens with incredibly shallow depth of field!


Superb fast 50mm f/1.7 lens for Zenit SLR, can also be used on Fujica, Pentax, Practica. Great for photo & video on DSLR via adaptors(m42 to Nikon/Canon etc), mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.


Unlike 1.9 version, this lens has M/A switch on barrel to control the aperture mode.

Name: MC Zenitar-M 50mm f/1.7

Mount – m42

Focal length – 50mm

Construction – 6 elements in 5 groups

Angle of view – 45°

Distance scale – 0.45m – infinity

Diaphragm – auto/manual – f/1.7 – f/16

Aperture – 6 straight blades

Optical resolution – 48/27 lpmm

Filter size – 52mm thread

Weight ±280g

Adapters will be required to use this lens on modern cameras:

NEX adapter – for Sony NEX E mount cameras
Fuji X adapter – for FujiFilm X-mount cameras
Micro 4/3 adapter – for Panasonic G, Olympus Pen etc
EOS M adapter – for Canon mirrorless cameras
Nikon simple adapter & infinity adapter – on Nikon (D)SLR
Canon EOS adapter – for Canon (D)SLRs
P-K adapter(or infinity) – on Pentax K-mount cameras

Also available “tilting” adapters for Micro 4/3, Fuji X and Sony NEX E and many others here

The lens s/n 818256 is in good to very good condition.

Lens barrel has visible signs of normal use/age.

Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze.

Few micro scratches from wiping / few internal dust particles may be present, but will not have any effect on photos.

Mechanics are excellent – focus is smooth and uniform.

Aperture blades are free from oil.


Comes with rear lens cap.

Optics:  ★★★★

Mechanics:  ★★★★

Appearance: ★★★

Overall:  ★★★★

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