LEICA HEKTOR 50MM F2.5 NICKEL BELL BUTTON LOCK LEVER, 11 O'CLOCK SM LENS! RARE!
Early nickel finish example lens
Very rare and hard to find Hektor 50mm lens
This is THE MOST desirable and RAREST Hektor 50mm f2.5. This has everything going for it.
It comes with the most desirable 11 oclock position on the camera.
6 elements 3 groups
Aperture range: f2.5 - f18
A36 filter mount
45° angle of view
Cat No. HEKTO
No dings, dents or major marks
A very clean barrel.
Focusing is smooth
Aperture ring is nice and smooth -
No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
There are cleaning marks on the lens which is common for these.
There are some cleaning marks on the front but considering its uncoated early design, it is still nice.
This Hektor is much more desirable being A FAST 50mm in its time.
I can not stress the rarity of this lens. Really a must have collectible and the first rangefinder coupled attempt for Leicas Famous 50MM FAST F2.5 lens!
A pleasure to have and enjoy!