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M39 SLR standard lenses


Industar 22


This is a 50mm F3.5 normal lens with apertures to 16. It focuses from 0.65 meters.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ
Diameter: 5.1cm
Length: 3.0
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: no
weight: 75gm
Diaphragm Type :Manual
Elements/groups
filter size: : M40.5.5
Typical serial no: 5507000

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Industar 50


This is a 50mm F3.5 normal lens with apertures to 16. It focuses from 0.65 meters. These can be found with and without a focusing lever



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ
Diameter: 5.1cm
Length: 3.0cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: no
weight: 75gm
Diaphragm Type: Manual
Elements/groups
filter size: M40.5.5
Typical serial no: 5413735

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Helios-44


This is a 58 mm F 2.0 normal lens with apertures to 16. It focuses from 0.5 meters



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer:KMZ,
Diameter: 5.8cm
Length: 5.3cm
Finish: Aluminum or Black
Click Stops: yes
weight: 210gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M49X.5
Typical serial no: 5045685

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M39 SLR accessory lenses


Mir 1


This is a 37mm F2.8 wide angle lens with apertures to 16. It focuses from 0.7 meters. This is a preset lens. Most are marked "Grand Prix Brussels 1958"



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ/Zagorsk
Diameter: 5.7cm
Length: 5.5cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: yes
weight: 200gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M49X.5
Typical serial no: 007307

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Jupiter 9


This is a 85mm F2.0 telephoto lens with apertures to 22.It focuses from 1.15 meters.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ/LZOS
Diameter: 6.6cm
Length: 5.6cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: yes
weight: 350
Diaphragm Type Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M49X.5
Typical serial no: 6507257

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Helios-40


This is a 85mm F1.5 telephoto lens with apertures to 22.It focuses from 0.6 meters. It came in a leather case with front and rear caps and 3 filters.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ
Diameter: 8.3cm
Length: 9.5cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: yes
weight: 950gm
Diaphragm Type Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M66X.75
Typical serial no: 610139

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{Helios 40 in case}

Industar 24M


This is a 105mm F3.5 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 1.4 meters. This lens is very rare.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer:KMZ
Diameter: cm
Length: cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops:
weight: gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: mm
Typical serial no: 002372

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Jupiter 11


This is a 135mm F4.0 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 1.4 meters. This lens is commonly called the " hand grenade " lens because of it's shape.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer:KMZ/Kazan
Diameter: 6.5cm
Length: 8.3cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: yes
weight: 360gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: 40.5mm
Typical serial no: 6906848

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Jupiter 37-A


This is a 135mm F3.5 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 1.2 meters. The lens is black only and I have never seen one marked "Jupiter-37". The sales brochure says that all elements are multicoated. The lens mount is removable so m39 and m42 are supported. It came in a black plastic canister with a lens hood and front and rear caps.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m42
Manufacturer: Kazan
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5.7cm
Length: 9.2cm
Finish: black
Click Stops: yes
weight: 410gm
Diaphragm Type: manual/preset
Elements/groups: 4/3
Filter size: M52X.0.75
Typical serial no:8149653

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Jupiter-6


This is a 180mm F2.8 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 1.4 meters. This is the Russian version of the "Olympia Sonnar". This lens can be found in both m39 and m42.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer:KMZ
Diameter: 8.8cm
Length:13.3cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: Yes
weight: 500gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M77X.75
Typical serial no: 000262

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Telemar-22


This is a 200mm F5.6 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 2.5 meters. This lens is rare, apparently it was only made in a small pre-production batch as all 5 that I know of have 00 serial numbers. It was also been made in m42, in black which is even rarer also with 00 serial numbers.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer:KMZ
Diameter: 6cm
Length:15.3cm
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: Yes
weight:: 450gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups 4/3
filter size:M49XO.5
Typical serial no: 001277

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Tair 3


This is a 300mm F4,5 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 3.0 meters. This lens is also engraved "Grand Prix Brussels 1958 Made in USSR. It comes in a brown leather case with a screw to fasten to the tripod mount on the lens. Unfortunately it is a nightmare to get the screw to thread into the lens and most lenses are scratched due to the screw.It is complete with a lens hood and 2 72mm filters ,yellow and orange, screwed into the top of the case.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: Zagorsk
Diameter: 8.5cm
Length: 24.8cm
Finish: shiny black
Click Stops: no
weight: 350gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M77X.75
Typical serial no: 665302

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Tair 3A


This is a 300mm F4,5 telephoto lens with apertures to 22. It focuses from 3.0 meters. This lens has a built in lens hood. Early lenses were gloss black and then they became matte black. Some are coated and possibly multicoated. The aperatures are controlled by a single ring preset that you lift to set. This lens has an interchangable lens mount for both m39 and m42. It comes in a black leather case with 2 72mm filters ,yellow and orange, screwed into the top of the case.



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: Zagorsk
Diameter: 9.4cm
Length: 26cm
Finish: shiny/ matt black
Click Stops: yes
weight: 1550gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M72
Typical serial no: 700826

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Tair 11


This is a 135mm F lens with apertures to 22. There is an early version of this lens that is marked 133mm. It focuses from 1.0 meter



Technical Specifications

Lens Mount: m39slr
Manufacturer: KMZ
Diameter: 6.9cm
Length: 10.7
Finish: Aluminum
Click Stops: yes
weight: 560gm
Diaphragm Type: Preset
Elements/groups
filter size: M49X.5
Typical serial no: 010670

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