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LEICA LEITZ 50MM SUMMICRON F2 LANTHAR LENS +CAPS RARE EARLY 6 DIGIT #995245 NICE

Leica

  • $1,495.00

SKU: 26578
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Description
-Serial #995245
-Chrome finish
-Third batch, second year production
-Made in 1952 in Wetzlar, Germany
-This is a very desirable yellow lanthanum glass lanthar lens; great for black and white film photography
-Very collectible and prized by many
-Compact collapsible screw mount lens
-Black meter focus scale version with infinity focus lock

This is a very desirable EARLY 6 digit example. A wonderful lens and nice to have with both caps and in this condition!

Details
-4 elements 4 groups
-E39 filter mount
-Aperture range: f2 - f16
-45° angle of view
-Cat No. SOOIC

Includes
-Front and Rear metal lens cap

Cosmetics 8.5+/10
-No dings, dents or major marks

Mechanics 8.5+/10
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics 7.5/10
-No fungus, separation or scratches 
-There is really an insignificant amount of haze, very very minor even with a bright light and some very VERY faint cleaning marks. Usual for this lens but really very tiny and barely noticable only under the strongest light.

Still a great lens to use and enjoy. The yellow glass is RICH and nice to have in this condition. RARE early 6 digit and continuously going up in price. A great investment to have and enjoy!