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LEICA LEITZ SUMMICRON 35MM F2 BLACK RE-PAINT M 11308 8 ELEMENT 1ST VERSION LENS

Leica

  • $5,995.00

SKU: 28596
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Description
-Serial #1656904
-Leica M mount
-Iconic first version 35mm F2 chrome Summicron
-Made in 1959 Canada
-Features the 8-element lens design

-This is an outstanding example of a refurbished 35mm f2 BLACK PAINT lens.
-I don't know when or who did the work?
 -Leica quality and perfection...could be repainted by Kanto?
                                                       Serial # Rang1653451 1657450
 4000 made in this 1959 batch


                                                      ELC.M3+M+S-chrome+M-black

*Designated black paint lens in this batch?

Very nice Red Scale, BLACK PAINT INFINITY LOCK. Very nice!

Details
-Infinity focusing lock tab
-Aperture range: f2 - f16
-8 elements in 6 groups
-Red and white focusing scale
-E39 filter ring
-Cat no. 11308

Includes
-Rear Lens Cap

Cosmetics 9/10
-No dings, dents or marks
-A very clean example

Mechanics 9.5+/10
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics 9.5/10
-No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
-Glass is clean and clear.

A beautiful lens. Fine paint job and regardless, this lens is a legend. The all time classic Summicron 35mm f2 1st version, 8 element design.
Compact wide angle lens, outstanding image quality, exceptional built. Everything that Leica is all about. The pinnacle of Leica. 
A pleasure to have and enjoy! Really very nice!