🇺🇦 TAIR-11 13.3cm f/2.8 vintage telephoto lens, s/n 000929 – the first thousand!


Vintage portrait prime lens with 20 blades of aperture


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Frequently bought together

M42 lens to Micro 4/3 adapter

m42 lens to Micro 4/3 mount adapter

Adjustable type, with flange for aperture pin

Compatible with Micro 4/3 cameras: Olympus, Panasonic mirrorless etc

M42 Lens to Pentax K adapter, infinity focus

m42 screw mount lens to Pentax K-mount camera

Infinity focus preserved

M42 lens to Sony NEX E camera adapter

m42 lens to Sony NEX E mount camera adapter

NEX series, and the A7, A7s etc

M42 lens to FujiFilm X-mount adapter

Use m42 lenses on Fujifilm X-mount cameras

Adjustable adapter - allows centering the top of the lens

With flange (to keep the aperture pin depressed)

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Vintage TAIR-11 13.3cm f/2.8 lens


TAIR-11 is a premium portrait lens with outstanding image quality.

Tair-11 is consistently voted as one of the best Soviet portrait lenses, in line with Helios-40.

Twenty(20!) aperture blades are quite unique – the form circular opening on any aperture, which translates into beautiful bokeh.


This is early silver version with focal length of 13.3cm(133mm) and maximum aperture of 2.8. It is m39 Zenit Thread Mount lens, which comes with m39 to m42 step up ring, effectively becomes m42 screw mount lens.


Good condition early TAIR-11 lens – s/n 000929 – the first thousand!

Lens barrel has few signs of normal use/age(see photos).

Glass is clean and clear, no fungus, no haze, no scratches!
Few light wipe marks / some internal dust particles are present, but nothing to affect the image quality.

Mechanics are good, focusing is smooth.

Aperture blades are free from oil.


Samples of amazing bokeh with Tair-11 wide open @f/2.8

samples of TAIR-11 bokeh

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Comes in it’s carton case with rear & front lens caps + m39 to m42 adapter ring.




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