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LEICA 35MM SUMMILUX F1.4 1st VERSION STEEL RIM M3 LENS +EYES LATE #2166711 RARE!

Leica

  • $4,850.00

SKU: 27327
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Description

  • Serial #2166711
  • Last year last batch production and very late #
  • Made in 1966
  • Chrome finish 1st version Summilux 35mm lens with the front steel ring made for the Ollux lens hood
  • Made in Midland Canada
  • Extremely rare and hard to find lens
  • Only about 1600 examples ever made
  • A must have for any collector or enthusiast
  • M3 version with the focusing eyes attachment which bring up the 50mm frame lines and convert it to 35mm; will also work on your M2, M4 and M6 bodies by doing the same

Details

  • 7 elements 5 groups
  • Rare steel rim 1st version
  • Made in 1966
  • Aperture range: f1.4 - f16
  • E41 or A46.5 filter mount
  • Cat No. 11870

Includes

  • Leica Rear lens cap
  • Built in M3 WIDE ANGLE focusing eyes attachment for the viewfinder

Cosmetics 8.5+/10

  • No dings, dents or marks
  • Overall very clean. Body is nice and the chrome is crisp. 
  • This lens was well taken care of. Eyes attachment black crackle is clean.
  • One or two very small bright marks on the chrome. Overall nice.

Mechanics 9/10

  • Focusing is smooth
  • Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics 8.5+/10

  • No fungus, separation or scratches
  • The glass is clean with a rich coating.
  • There is 1 very faint cleaning mark that comes as goes with a bright light at certain angles. The glass is nice
This is a very desirable LATE example. Clean overall and very nice glass. These are wonderful lenses to have and enjoy! A classic and a great investment. One of the latest examples I have had the pleasure of selling. RARE!