This lens says "Raynox Tele Auto MC 3.5 200mm" - any idea what mount it could be?

barrel back front


This appears to be the Minolta MC/MD mount. The giveaway is the aperture actuation lug inside the bayonet mount, and the notch in one of the bayonet tabs opposite the aperture lug, at the upper-left position of the bayonet ring in your 2nd photo.

Note, that "MC" probably doesn't mean MC mount in this case. It probably means "multi-coated".

Reference: Rick Oleson's lens mount identification page

  • I also thought it looked like a Minolta, so much so that I tried to put it on my Minolta Dynax 500si. But I guess that camera is AF mount and thus will not take MC/MD mount? Jun 24 '17 at 18:59
  • No it did not fit... Jun 24 '17 at 19:01
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    Just to clarify, Minolta AF mount (which is what Sony calls A mount after they bought Minolta) is not the same as Minolta's old MC/MD/SR mounts
    – scottbb
    Jun 24 '17 at 19:09
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    You can however buy adapters really cheaply
    – Stevetech
    Jun 25 '17 at 11:36
  • I have a Minolta XD-7 now, it does fit on that. :-) Mar 20 '18 at 21:29

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