Sigma 600mm F8
Launched February 1986

600 f8 1986 Scan

From the Press Release dated 10th February 1986:

“The world’s shortest Apochromatic High-Speed Telephoto lens. One-Touch zoom, Helical focusing, which has an advantage for using polarizing filter. The lens will supply together with Achromatic Macro Lens for High Quality close-up photography.”

Construction 7 Elements in 4 Groups
Focal Length 600mm
Maximum Aperture ƒ8
Minimum Aperture ƒ8
Field of View
Minimum Focus Distance 200cm
Number of blades N/A
Maximum Magnification 1:3
Zooming System N/A
Filter Size 30.5mm Rear, 95mm Front.
Diameter 99mm (max.)
Length 122mm
Weight 830g
SRP at launch: N/A
Available Mounts: Sigma, Minolta, Nikon, Canon, Pentax AF (Manual Focus Only).