🇺🇦 Excellent soviet telephoto Jupiter-37A 135mm f/3.5, s/n 8459107


Soviet Jupiter-37A 135mm f/3.5 telephoto with 12 blades of aperture


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


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JUPITER-37A 135mm f/3.5 m42 lens


Voted as one of the best portrait FSU lenses.

Originally produced for Zenit SLR, can also be used on Fujica, Pentax, Practica.
Great for photo & video on DSLR, can be used on pretty much any modern camera system – Nikon/Canon, mirrorless systems: Sony NEX, Olympus Pen, Panasonic G, Canon EOS M, Nikon 1, FujiFilm X-mount etc.

“A” series of lenses have replaceable tail end – m42 mount tail can be replaced with Nikon F tail, with focusing to infinity and resolution retained.

*Note: This lens comes with m42 tail, Nikon tail available here.


Jupiter-37A is found in many wedding videographer’s bag in Ukraine. DSLR videographers love it not only because it’s sharp and produces good colors, but also the aperture blades(12 blades!) make round opening on any f-stop, rendering beautiful bokeh at any aperture.

No clicks during changing apertures, goes smooth from f/3.5 to f/22 without steps/clicks, with very round opening.

The lens s/n 8459107 is in excellent condition!

Very few signs of normal use/age on lens barrel.
Glass is clean and clear:  no haze, no fungus, no scratches!
Some internal dust particles are present, but will not affect image quality.

Mechanics are excellent, focusing is smooth.
Aperture blades are free from oil.



Manufacturer: KMZ
(Krasnogoraskiy Mehanicheskij Zavod, USSR)
Mount: M42
Min focus distance: 120cm
Max aperture: 3.5
Min aperture: 22
Metal construction
Weight (410g ~ 14.5 oz)
Filter size: 52mm
Lens construction: 4 elements in 3 groups


Comes with original cylinder case & lens caps.

This product ships from ?? Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day!

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