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10/02/2003 03:18:32 PM · #1
Can anyone tell me what kind of camera this lins will fits ( Please)
It was a gift form a lady , she said she has had this lins for 25 years. I have been searching for information but found nothing.


Thank you
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Message edited by author 2003-10-02 15:20:34.
10/02/2003 03:50:06 PM · #2
Maybe a photo of the mount would help people identify it ? That's the bit at the camera side of the lens, not the front.
10/02/2003 03:59:45 PM · #3
Hi Diana

The Sigma Minitel looks like it has a an M42 screw thread. This was used on older Pentax models before they introduced the Pentax K bayonet mount.

HTH

PS I think you used to be able to get M42 to K mount adaptors. But as you say yourself this is very old lense.

200mm/f4 SIGMA MINITEL YS MACRO TELEPHOTO M42 1975
Found this on this page: //www.vintagecameras.co.uk/ltd/pentax.htm

Message edited by author 2003-10-02 16:02:01.
10/02/2003 04:00:28 PM · #4
Looks like a Pentax/Practika screw mount to me. The only Sigma Minitel 200mm f4 lenses I could find were for that mount.
10/02/2003 04:17:59 PM · #5
I did a search and didn't find much info. It seems that the Y-S mount is unique to the sigma lenses made in the 60's. I read on one page that it is nearly equivalent to a T-Mount. I also ran across some info about adapters. It seems like you can use the lens with a variety of cameras once you find the right adapter. It's a 42mm mount but from what I've read the threads are NOT the same size as the M42 Pentax mount.

Do a little research online.
10/02/2003 04:42:08 PM · #6
Thanks everyone for the research and the information you gave me.
I found the Pentax Collectors Home page but it is down right now. I will go back later. Also I will take it to the local camera store and see if he can help me . Thanks again
10/02/2003 07:53:19 PM · #7
Diana, I have read in the forums of using other lenses to shoot through with your dig. camera even though it doesn't adapt. Someone here did a super close up this way. You might try it.
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