LEICA 50MM SUMMICRON F2 SOOIC COMPUR SHUTTER SM LENS RARE ONLY 58 MADE!
- Serial #115232
- Made in 1954
- The Leica 50mm f2 CS (Compur Shutter) lens is incredibly rare and unusual
- In Leica SM (screw mount) mount
- Only 58 examples ever made
- Excerpt from Leica:
"Of this unusual assembly, only three small series of 50 lenses each were to be produced. Only 58 were actually manufactured.
- The between the lens Compur shutter allows for a faster top flash synch speed of 1/100 and 1/200 on the vintage Leica screw mount bodies
- Extremely complex and intricately designed lens
- These lenses are incredibly hard to find, especially in this condition
- Rare Leica 50mm f2 Compur Shutter lens
- Lens 4 elements in 4 groups
- Cat no. SOOIC
- Front lens cap
- Bubble case
- No dings, dents or marks
- Barrel is very clean and a wonderful example. Plastic rubber bumper on the arm still intact. Very nice overall!
- Focusing is smooth
- Aperture clicks are crisp
- Compur shutter working well
- No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
- There is an insignificant very faint haze that can almost not be seen but considering the importance of this lens, I wanted to mention it.
This really is an superb lens. In technological advancement, ideas, execution, rarity and complexity. Really something special and a rare example. In 20 years, I have only seen a handful of these. Really very rare and nice to have in this condition.
A must have for any collector or enthusiast.
A pleasure to have and enjoy!