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These are truly beautiful lenses, and I am sad to let them go, but I am restructuring my production business due to the diversity of work I produce. I am moving to a model where I own less kit and rent cine glass depending on the needs of the production.
I have owned this lens set since Jan 2017. As I said, they are beautiful. They are also sharp, lightweight, mechanically perfectly smooth and have full-frame coverage. Optically and mechanically they are like new. They were last serviced in the summer, and had collimation checked. I have used them on 1 shoot since then and they performed perfectly. There are no scratches or cleaning marks, and there is no dust inside these lenses. AS NEW CONDITION!
They have served me exceptionally well over the last 21 months. They have been meticulously looked after by myself, and have been serviced by HIT in Hamburg during my ownership. All servicing work has thus far been carried out under warranty, and there is 3 months warranty balance remaining.
Additional to the warranty services, I paid €220 for a deeper inspection of the 25mm lens in June 2018. This was not covered by the warranty because there was no fault with the lens. I had read reports that the 25mm wasn't as sharp as the other lenses, in some cases. I did tests and to my eye the 25mm was only a little softer at T1.5, not enough to bother me. However, HIT have improved some of the their QC and manufacturing processes since I purchased, and I wanted to make sure this lens set was in tip top condition. I asked HIT to rebuild it and ensure it was as sharp as possible. They replaced an element, only charged for labour, and upon return the lens was performing better than ever. This set now matches perfectly in sharpness even wide open. The performance is identical to a brand new set that has just come out of the factory!
The best deal I can find on these lenses new is £13,495 exVAT – and there is a 6-10 week lead time! I am asking £11,000 exVAT, available immediately. I am also open to offers from anyone who is serious. I would recommend coming to see me in Oxford to test the lenses for yourself!
Also included in the sale is a bespoke 6 lens peli case, 4 PL mount 40.5mm rear filter adaptors, and a Tiffen Soft FX 40.5mm filter. These items alone are worth about £750 new.