In 1966, Zeiss designed a 50mm F0.7 lens for NASA for its Apollo missions. Zeiss made only 10 of these lenses, six of which went to NASA. One of these lenses is now up for auction by Leitz Photographica Auction, and organizers believe the lens could sell for nearly $150,000.
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An incredibly rare contact sheet from the last known photo shoot of Marilyn Monroe has appeared on eBay for $195,000.
An eBay listing is offering up a bundle that includes a rare AF-S NIKKOR 500mm F4 D II ED lens.
One of the rarest Canon lenses in existence has popped up in an eBay listing.
This rare camera was used to train Japanese airplane machine gunners during World War II. Instead of bullets, the camera would shoot pictures, which would be developed and analyzed to improve the gunner's accuracy.
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