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Very nice images. I really like "found still life" images as I refer to them. I look for them always when I am out shooting.I found a MIR 1B 37/2.8 in M42 mount. It came in a plastic "see through" case together with what seems an original UV filter as well as the original "manual" in cyrillic script. On my M42 helicoid adapter it doesn't get further than ~5 meter, but on my "simple" M42 adapter it goes nicely to infinity. Very strange, all my other M42 lenses work fine (until infinity) on either adapter.
It's white metal (aluminium) and egraved with "Made in USSR" and "Grand Prix Brussels 1958" and looks used but clean enough for it's age.
The first results didn't disappoint
37-1: Ice coffee
37-2: Ice lock
37-3: Ice logs
37-4: The ice caps are melting
A7ii + Mir 1B 37/2.8, all at f2.8
Thank you, Pieter. Interesting lens.This is how the lens looks, together with the accessories that came with it.
According to Pentaxforums the optics are derived from the CZ Flektogon 35/2.8, allthough there is 2 mm difference in focal length (actually 2.4 mm, since the manual states the MIR has a focal length of 37,4 mm)
Taken with an A7ii and its Russian cousin Helios 44-4 (58/2 Biotar clone), so it's genuinly taken with an "old lens" and in line with this threads theme