This item is sold out at the moment.

Rare Tokina 100-300mm AT-X 340 AFII with constant f4 and internal focus Telephoto Lens, for Minolta/SONY A-Mount

+ $24.95 shipping
+ $24.95 shipping


Item details

This large aperture telephoto zoom lens provides the high quality normally associated with a prime lens. It is the only 100-300 lens in in this price range with a fast, constant aperture of f4 throughout its entire zoom range. The use of Tokina's IF (internal focus) system for the forward lens group allows a minimum focus down to two meters. It also gives one of the fastest autofocus speeds in wide diameter zoom lenses.

The rather old optical design is made of 15 elements in 11 groups including one SD element in the middle group. The lens features 9 aperture blades. Due to the relatively large aperture and the corresponding need for big glass the Tokina is an impressive piece of equipment with a size of 230x83mm and a weight of 1540g. The minimal focus distance is 2m resulting in a max. object magnification of 1:5.6. The lens comes with a dedicated hard case.

Upon first contact you immediately appreciate the exceptionally high build quality of this lens which is typical for many Tokina AT-X lenses. It puts many other manufacturers to shame here. The outer barrel is made of sturdy metal with a crinkle finish. The broad and rubberized zoom and focus rings operate very smooth - the zoom ring is also nicely damped, less so the focus ring. The size of the lens remains constant regardless of the chosen focal length and the front element does not rotate so using a polarizer is no problem. In AF mode the focus ring is coupled to the AF gears so it rotates accordingly - due to the length of the lens this is normally not annoying though. The Tokina features an IF (internal focusing) system but the AF speed is rather slow. It feels as if the motor is a little under-dimensioned for the heavy focusing group. Typical for classic micro-motor drives the AF is a little on the noisy side.

Lens is in great condition.
For FULLL FRAME Sony A-Mount and Minolta SLR cameras.

No mechanical or optical problems.
All parts function as they're supposed to

Lens is free of fungus, haze and scratches.

This is very rare lens, especially in such condition.

Lens has both caps, tripod color, in original case,.

If you'd like to receive the item overnight or within 1-2 business days please contact me prior to placing an order and I'll calculate the shipping cost for expedited delivery.

If you live outside the US and wish to purchase this item, please contact me first and tell me where you live so I can tell you how much it is going to cost to ship to your country

No reviews yet

More from this seller

Shipping & policies
Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
Estimated Shipping
Shipping to
Zip or postal code
Estimated shipping times
North America 1-3 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but cannot guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Secure options
Etsy Studio keeps your payment information secure. Etsy Studio shops never receive your credit card information.

Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.