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LEICA 50MM SUMMICRON F2 SOOIC COMPUR SHUTTER SM LENS RARE +CAPS ONLY 58 MADE!

Leica

  • $6,495.00

SKU: 28951
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Description
Serial #1155785
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

Details
Rare Leica 50mm f2 Compur Shutter lens
Lens 4 elements in 4 groups
Cat no. SOOIC

Includes
Front and rear Leica caps

Cosmetics 9/10
No dings, dents or marks
Barrel is very clean and a wonderful example. 
Plastic rubber bumper on the arm still intact. 
Very nice overall

Mechanics 9/10
Focusing is smooth
Aperture clicks are crisp
Compur shutter working well

Optics 8/10
No fungus, separation or scratches
There is a small amount of haze and very VERY faint cleaning marks on the front but really not a factor considering the rarity and beauty of this lens but the minor faws are still there.

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!