CONDITION : The glass is clean. No scratches, no fungus. Optics is really good.
DESCRIPTION : Legend of the last century, the national objective - Jupiter 37A 3.5 / 135. It is called small or large telephoto portrait lens that corresponds to the reality.
Jupiter-37A has a removable liner that is marked "A" lens letter. Removable liner allows you to change "back" of the lens, where it is attached to the camera's bayonet mount. Regarding the removable liner - it is necessary to establish a monument to Soviet manufacturers for this stroke of genius. With the help of a removable liner can fasten the lens on the camera by M42 thread or bayonet "N".
That is, if you need to install the lens on a modern digital-SLR Canon camera, then it is enough during a shank M42 add an adapter "M42 - Canon EOS EF». If you want to install the lens on a modern digital-SLR Nikon camera, it is enough to change the fixed shank with thread M42 on the adapter ring "KP-A / N."
Most likely, the Jupiter 37A was a copy of Carl Zeiss Jena DDR MC Sonnar 3,5 / 135. The lens pleasant blurring of the background and excellent sharpness is due to the wide aperture. Jupiter-37A - is one of the best Soviet portrait lens, it is easy to install on modern digital SLR cameras with removable liner system.
Best Soviet portrait lens on a 85-135mm range! For a few money you get a great picture!