Praktina lenses are also compatible

Started Apr 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
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JPG Senior Member • Posts: 1,203
Re: Praktina lenses are also compatible

John Knuhtsen wrote:

http://www.rrlens.com/praktina.html

a rather expensive adapter not seen anywhere else.

http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Praktina

Now we are with Carl Zeiss Jena in early fifties !

http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Praktina_lenses

I just got a Flektogon 35 F/2.8 for Praktina, and got a serious adapter problem, now solved. I will see if it makes any chance for the Sony 35 F/1.8. This Flektogon is also a macro lens ! and one of the first wide angles ever made.

Not wanting to start an arguement, I am just trying to recall my camera history.  Isn't Prakina an East German version of a Carl Zeiss 'Contaflex' and were built and sold much cheaper?  As a highschool student, I think I wanted one once because that was all I felt I could afford.  At this time in my life, I don't think I would touch one though because communist countries had quality issues.

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