How to use a vintage Argus Tele Sandmar 100mm f4.5 on a Nikon or M4/3 Camera?

7 months 16 hours ago #728633 by iKokomo
I was just wondering what adapter I would need to use an Argus Tele Sandmar 100mm f4.5 on either my Nikon (F or Z) or M4/3 camera? What mount is this lens?Thanks!


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7 months 14 hours ago #728638 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Ikokomo

It has been many years since I used screw thread lenses - so I hope my memory is up to it!

The lens above has a screw mount that will either be the "Leica M40" thread or maybe the "M42" thread used by Practica and Pentax and many other cameras. In each case there are plenty of 3rd-party suppliers making adapters for modern bayonet-mount cameras. I have one to mount an old Pentax lens onto my Panasonic G-series camera body

Talk to dr Google for precise specs on each thread, carefully measure your lens and once you know which adapter to go for you will be able to get a suitable adapter

Hope this helps
Phil


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