🇺🇦 Excellent condition Mir-1 37mm f/2.8 lens, s/n 821082


One of very few affordable soviet wide angle lenses in m42 mount


Ships from 🇺🇦Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day

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Soviet m42 wide angle 37mm f/2.8 lens



This is the early MIR-1 wide angle 37mm f/2.8 lens – which is has very little in common with the later Mir-1B version.


Wide angle MIR-1(standard focal length on smaller sensor cameras) is vintage m42 mount lens (Zenit, Pentax, Practika etc). It will work on modern DSLRs, mirrorless systems via adapters: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.

mir-1 scheme

Name: MIR-1

Mount: m42 screw mount

Producer: Valdai Optical FActory

Focal length: 37mm

Aperture: f/2.8-16

Number of aperture blades: 10

Minimal focus: 70cm

Angular view: 60

Elements In Group: 6 in 5

Filter size: 49mm

Weight: 200g

In our tests of another copy of this lens it is magical.

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NOTE – on full frame Canon SLR cameras at long focusing distances mirror blockage by rear part of the lens occurs.

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 821082 is in excellent condition!

Lens barrel has nearly no visible signs of use/age.

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

A few micro scratches from wiping / a few internal dust particles are present, but will not have any effect on photos.

Mechanics are good – focus is smooth and uniform.

Aperture blades are with tiny amount of oil.


Comes with complete with front and rear lens caps.

Optics:  ★★★★★★★★

Mechanics:  ★★★★★★★★

Appearance: ★★★★★★★

Overall:  ★★★★★★★★

This product ships from 🇺🇦 Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day

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