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Anyone know if there is anything special about the rendering of this lens ? saw it today at the shop, the small screw on the ring in front of the aperture is interesting..wondering what its for.

 

 

 

 

 

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vor einer Stunde schrieb frame-it:

the small screw on the ring in front of the aperture is interesting..wondering what its for.

You fix the hood with the protruding screw. The hood has a groove where the screw's head enters and when you turn the hood it is fixed.

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Here two examples with the Hektor on (old) Visoflex and Bellows:

 

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Maniac, I went immediately to my collection´s archives when I saw this thread, and I discovered - or remembered if I had still memory! - that I had two following serials : 1760609 and 1760610. This adds absolutely nothing to the question : just fun.

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1 hour ago, kangaroo2012 said:

I seem to remember that this was a projector lens.

Walter Benser of Leica fame (in my youth) had one

converted to Viso mount for portraiture.

Cheers

Philip

You are perfectly right. Here are photos of the Hektor 12cm-2.5 (code UFKOU) for projection I had in my collection.

 

    

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