Coveted for its speed and quality, the Biotar 75/1.5 was produces in small batches until the '60s and today is still sought after and can easily fetch over a thousand dollars on the open market.
Dr. Stefan Immes, who recently resurrected Meyer Optik, and Andre de Winter are on a new mission to bring back the Biotar and they've enlisted the help of Kenko Tokina to help produce the lens.
The new version was designed to maintain the type of images produced by the original Biotars while updating it with modern lens construction. Ideal for portraits, the lens will be offered for virtually every mount out there including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Leica, Fuji, and more.
Deliveries are set for next summer and early pricing is still available.
From $999, kickstarter.com
Source: Photo Rumors