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Re: [Rollei] Rolleinar 8/500 provenience



I bought used a 500mm/8 Toyo mirror lens -- came w/34.5mm? UV filter on
rear.
I replaced it w/a 500mm/8 Tamron mirror lens -- which also came w/rear
UV filter.
Huff

Jon Hart wrote:

> Jan,
>      I have a Tokina 500mm in K mount I bought new
> about 7 years ago. The package it came in included a
> skylight and two neutral density filters. They suggest
> (no, insist!) that one use one of the filters in the
> light path at all times. According to their literature
> the lens was formulated with these filters as part of
> the lens formula. Why they didn't formulate a clear
> filter for use is way beyond me. Seems to me someone
> did just that a number of years ago, bucking the trend
> of including a skylight filter that all makers seem to
> have opted for over the years.
>
> Jon
> from Deepinaharta, Georgia
>
> --- Jan Böttcher <jab   wrote:
> > My Rolleinar 8/500 looks like a perfect klone to the
> > lenses
> > available in Tokina livery with Minolta, Nikon,
> > Penatx K and ... mount.
> >
> > I'll check someday, if they included a skylight or a
> > clear UV filter (or both?).
> >
> > Jan
> >
> > > My guess from looking at one is that it came from
> > Yashica, since
> > > it appears to be identical to the Yashica 500mm
> > f/8 mirror.
> > >
> > > Bob
> > >
> > > >The 500 mm lens is made in Japan - by Tokina ? -
> > > >
> > > >Dirk
> >
>
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