Originally Posted by nickthetasmaniac
The K28/f3.5, which came between the Taks and M and has a stellar reputation (one of the highest rated lenses on Pentax Forums) has a different construction again - 8 elements/7 groups. To be honest, I'm curious why they went to so much effort with this lens... These can still be found quite cheap.
It's funny how we are conditioned with pricing. The 'mint' SMC 28 3.5 was on the high side at $100. And yet 'we' are ok with Leica M 28 2.8 coming in at $2500 +_!