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Item 8134 - Omnitar 1000mm Apollo-Era Launch Camera Lens Catalog 498 (Apr 2017)

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Sold Price: $5,381.43 (includes buyer's premium)

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Massive, one-of-a-kind Birns and Sawyer Omnitar 1000mm f/4.5 telephoto camera lens commissioned by NASA in 1964 and produced by Astra in Germany. The lens measures approximately 48″ long (including the lens hood) and 10″ in diameter, and weighs 70 lbs. The lens's serial number is "5193" and an affixed NASA property tag reads, "S-16200." A NASA-MSC Photography Division label is also affixed. Includes its original carrying case and a tripod, as well as a modern Canon EOS camera and modified mount to attach it to this lens. In very good to fine condition. This rare lens-one of the largest/fastest ever produced-was used to document launches and likely originally mounted on a motion picture camera. A stunning piece of NASA's Earthside photographic history.

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