Hasselblad B50 B57 Softar II Filter (50520). Condition – 6E [1870]


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    The Softar filters are plastic lenses with convex diffusion elements over the face of the filter. The provide a better softening effect than most diffusers, which simply dull the lens resolution.

    They were made in three grades, I, II and III.

    Available in both chrome and black. The Chrome versions were made between 1966 and 1974, and the black versions after 1974.
    Condition details:
    Cosmetic: Light surface wear to the exterior.
    Optical: Filter is in good condition though has minor cleaning or other marks. These will not affect the image.
    Cosmetic Condition: 6
    (Well used. Showing signs of heavy use.)
    Functional Condition: E
    (Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.)