Vivitar 35-105mm f/3.5 Close Range zoom

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The Vivitar 35-105mm f/3.5 Close Range Zoom was built by Tokina and marketed by Vivitar. Pushing the zoom ring forward would enter a "Close Range" focusing mode where the zoom ring functioned to control a helical focusing unit that would disengage when the zoom ring was moved back to the "zoom" setting.


  • Badging: Vivitar
  • Manufacturer: Tokina
  • Manufacture Date: ca 1976
  • Focal Length: 35-105mm
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/16
  • Diaphragm Type: Automatic
  • Diaphragm Blades: unknown
  • Filter Diameter: 72mm
  • Minimum Focus: Normal: 1.4 m (4.5 feet), Close-Range: 29 cm (11.4 inches)
  • Mounts: Canon FD, M42, Minolta, Nikon, Olympus OM, other mounts
  • Elements: 14
  • Groups: 8
  • Weight: 700g (24.7 oz)
  • Accessories: unknown
  • Example Serial Numbers: 37607840, 37612844
  • Original Stock Number(s): unknown