Vivitar Series 1 for Minolta MD 28-90mm f/2.8-3.5 VMC Zoom Lens in Exc. Condition
The Vivitar Series 1 lenses were designed to compete with the best of the OEM lenses available in the '70s & '80s. Vivitar differed from the other 3rd party lens suppliers in that they designed their lenses but sub-contracted the actual manufacturing to others. The 28-90 was manufactured by the Komine factory in Tokyo. It is a very solid lens with all-metal construction, full multi-coating and a close-focus function. Vivitar was in the forefront of having close-focusing settings on zoom lenses and the 28-90 will close focus to 23 cm or 9 inches at its 28 mm setting for a magnification ratio of 1:3.3. This particular example is in beautiful optical condition with minor internal dust and a clean, snappy aperture. Cosmetic condition is excellent with only slight finish wear on the underside of the barrel and aperture ring. Focusing is smooth and zooming is firm and smooth with no creep. Weight is 680 grams. Lens comes with a rear cap and a 67mm skylight filter to protect the front element. Feel free to contact us with any questions.