🇺🇦 Excellent MC Helios-77m-4 50mm f/1.8 “pocket Helios-40”, s/n 9274831


Original price was: $129.95.Current price is: $119.95.

Fantastic fast 50mm with extraordinary sharpness & swirly bokeh

One of the fastest soviet lenses

Slightly swirly bokeh!

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

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Legendary 50mm f/1.8 HELIOS-77m-4 in excellent condition



Fantastic fast 50mm with extraordinary sharpness and swirly bokeh – a real eye opener for a photographer of any level!

This is m42 screw mount lens, 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.

Regardless of whichever system camera system you own – this fast Russian 50mm lens will make rethink everything in your photography.

Helios-77 comparing to kit zoom lenses

Helios-77m-4 is a vintage soviet fast fixed focal length(prime) lens, in high demand nowadays for their fast aperture(f/1.8), which opens up a world of possibilities for photographer – selective focusing, low light photography, great portraits with vintage feel and beautiful bokeh courtesy of Carl Zeiss Biotar formula in use; for their ability to be mounted on various camera systems via affordable and easily available adapters.

The H-77m-4 is multicoated(MC) lens and is appreciated most of all for it’s high resolving power and contrast – it is the sharp and contrasty even wide open.

MC Helios-77m-4 is one of the most recent Helioses produced, with high optical resolution and color rendition is on par with modern lenses.

Name: Helios-77m-4

Producer: “Jupiter”, Valday, Russia

Focal length: 50mm

Aperture: f/1.8-16

Mount: m42 screw mount

Number of aperture blades: 6

Minimal focus: 45cm

Elements In Group: 6 in 4

Filter size: 52mm

Weight: 240g

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

Creates beautiful Biotar style bokeh –

out of focus highlights are rendered as beautiful discs(in the right conditions),

making the background swirl slightly.

The lens s/n 9274831 is in excellent condition!

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

Glass is clean and clear – has no fungus, no haze, no scratches!

Few internal dust particles are present, but will not have any effect on photos.

Mechanics are very good – focus is smooth and uniform.

Aperture blades are free from oil.


Comes with both front & rear lens caps.

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