LEICA 11897 21MM ELMARIT-M F2.8 ASPH SILVER CHROME M LENS +BOX +SHADE RARE
-Made in Germany in 2000
-Extremely desirable and hard to find chrome finish version
-Discontinued chrome finish as of 2002
-Better built all brass barrel over the black finish which are only made from aluminium
This lens is complete and very nice. Last generation with the black and silver box before discontinuing all together. A sharp, ASPH, compact, super wide angle, exceptionally well built silver chrome finish with the brass body.
This lens is has it all and is really perfect in every respect!
-Rare chrome finish
-Aperture range: f2.8 - f16
-9 elements 7 groups
-E55 filter mount
-92° angle of view
-Cat. No. 11897
-Front/rear lens caps
-12592 lens hood w/ front cap
-Black leather lens case
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Shows virtually no signs of wear on the barrel
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture clicks are crisp
-No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
A mint condition example. Complete, LATE, last generation, razor sharp. perfect balance on a camera, compact, outstanding built quality and just an outstanding example.
If you are looking for a 21mm, this is THE one to get. Some are slower, some faster but this one is JUST RIGHT. Images quality is like no other. All you would need and a particularly nice example!
A pleasure to have and enjoy!