Vintage Kern Paillard Yvar 1:2.8 f=36mm Cine Camera Lens VGC & Leather Case. Sent with Australia Post Standard Large Box/Satchel. This is a rare piece of camera history. Yvar 36mm f/2.8 A telephoto lens with focus range from 1 3/4' to infinity. This lens is quality made and rivals modern lenses even though it was manufactured more than 50 years ago.
History of Kern lenses from web. The story of Kern began in 1819, when Jakob Kern opened a workshop in Aarau, Switzerland, for the production of mathematical, levelling and field measuring instruments.
In 1885, the firm was named Kern & Company. Under the direction of Heinrich Kern, the grandson of Jakob Kern, the company continued to manufacture an increasing range of surveying instruments. The optical and lens departments of Kern & Co. The heavy demand for fine optics brought on by the first World War led to the construction of new factory buildings. From these shops came the Kern anastigmat lens with a speed of f/6.3 and f/4.5. The Kern plant was enlarged again in 1943 to fill orders from all over the world. In collaboration with the Paillard-Bolex plant, Kern-Paillard began the manufacture of motion picture lenses.
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- Brand: Kern
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
- Type: Cine Lens
- Mount: D mount