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From: RichA <rander3128@gmail.com>
Subject: Zhongy 135mm f/1.4. Ooos and aaaahhhs. Vivitar beat them by 50 YEARS
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Subject: Zhongy 135mm f/1.4. Ooos and aaaahhhs. Vivitar beat them by 50 YEARS
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Vivitar released a 135mm f/1.5 lens in 1967.  It's a collector item now, fetching $1000 or so.  The
Zhongi is $3000.00.  No doubt some progress has been made thanks to ED glass and cheap aspherical
elements though.

Zhongy

https://www.dpreview.com/articles/1052747449/big-and-fast-hands-on-w...

Vivitar

http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Vivitar_Professional_135mm_f/1.5