Please help me ID this lens

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    I got this in a lot of lenses, filters and ring adapters. I have so far been unable to find out what it is used for or who made it. Any help with that would be greatly appreciated.
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    interesting...seems to be a wide to tele converter.
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    It is interesting. I attached it to my stock lens and there was definitely a difference but the threading on it is very fine so getting it on required some manuevering. I'm wondering if that is because it is a video converter meant for video cameras, and also the branding is CPC maybe which leads me to believe it is a Pentax. I am also unsure what those red dots are for.
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    Anybody?
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    well, after some more research it looks to just be a dual teleconverter to wide. It's nice though as it compliments my Canon EF Compact Macro 50mm lens. I guess I can find it a useful accessory after all.
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    Yes, it looks like it works as a teleconverter when used one way round and a wide converter when used the other way round - that is perfectly possible because of the way many of them work.
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    Ah, I used to sell those for Video Camera's.
    They were cheaper than buying two converters (Wide and Tele). These single designed converters did not perform as well as the dedicated ones.
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    I'm guessing they were Pentax/CPC? or did you sell a different brand? What does 4 Element mean?

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