Uncommon Canon FD 24mm F1.4 S.S.C. Aspherical lens poised to fetch greater than $15,000 at public sale: Digital Pictures Evaluation

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On October 8, a really uncommon Canon lens can be accessible on the Wetzlar Digicam Auctions. The Canon FD 24mm F1.4 S.S.C. Aspherical prime lens is estimated to promote for €12,000-15,000, which works out to round $11,770-14,715.

The quick prime lens was manufactured in 1975, and the pattern up for public sale, serial quantity 10,337, is listed as being in ‘nearly new’ situation with fully clear optics. On the time of its launch, it was the quickest 24mm lens accessible. Within the practically 50 years since, extra 24mm F1.4 lenses have been launched, after all, however few are as uncommon as this classic Canon lens.

Canon FD 24mm F1.4 S.S.C. Aspherical

Regardless of its age, it stays a extremely sought-after lens attributable to its aspherical design, which was phased out in newer iterations, and its utility for cinema and video. You may be taught lots about why Canon FD lenses are common for contemporary cinematographers right now within the video beneath from the YouTube channel Media Division.

In accordance with Canon Rumors, the Canon FD 24mm F1.4 S.S.C. Aspherical features a floating focus mechanism to ship excessive picture high quality all through the complete focus vary. The lens consists of 10 parts throughout 8 teams, together with a elegant glass aspherical lens floor to right for spherical aberration and astigmatism. The lens launched with a $1,300 price ticket, which, when corrected for inflation, is over $7,100 in right now’s {dollars}. It was a pricey lens.

It is unclear what number of lenses had been produced, though it was a mass-produced lens. Nevertheless, it is clearly a beneficial lens, on condition that two listed on eBay from Japanese sellers are round $16,000. Additional, Wetzlar Digicam Auctions has the forthcoming public sale beginning at €6,000, or about $5,885. It would not be surprising to see the public sale eclipse the present excessive estimate of practically $15,000. The lens comes with each unique caps, which helps improve its worth.

Canon FD 24mm F1.4 S.S.C. Aspherical

As all the time, many extra attention-grabbing objects are up for auction from Wetzlar Digicam Auctions. Objects embrace a Leica MP Black Paint listed at €150,000, a Leica M3 Black Paint package for €30,000, an Arsenal Salyut 1V Space Camera for €30,000, a uncommon Seischab Esco for €10,000, and far more. In complete, greater than 250 heaps can be found within the newest public sale.

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