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LEICA 35MM SUMMILUX-M F1.4 AA SILVER CHROME ASPHERICAL PROTOTYPE 11873 LENS 1/1 EXTREMELY RARE

Leica

  • $795,000.00

SKU: 25323
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Description
-Serial #3460473
-Extremely rare prototype 1st version 35mm Summilux-M Aspherical silver version lens
-Commonly known as the 'Double Aspherical' lens or the 'AA', lens. 
-THIS IS THE ONE AND ONLY, UNIQUE, BRASS BODY, SILVER CHROME 35MM 1.4 AA ASPHERICAL LENS.
CONFIRMED AND TRULY SUPERB UNIQUE LENS, THE ONLY SILVER CHROME 35MM 1.4 AA ASPHERICAL EVERY MADE. 
400G WEIGHT DUE TO THE BRASS BODY INSTEAD OF THE REGULAR BLACK ANODIZED LENS WHICH IS 340G.
REMARKABLE AND OUTSTANDING! PROBABLY THE GREATEST FIND AND MOST DESIRABLE LENS EVER! IN THE LEICA SYSTEM. 
THE 35MM AA IS CONSIDERED TO BE THE COLLECTIBLE LENS ALONG WITH THE 50MM 1.2 NOCTILUX, BUT TO HAVE A UNIQUE SILVER CHROME FINISH LENS IS A HIGHLIGHT AND WILL BE THE HIGHLIGHT OF ANY LEICA COLLECT. EVEN THE LEICA MUSEUM!
THIS IS YOUR ONE AND ONLY CHANCE TO OWN THIS LENS. NO ONE WILL EVER HAVE THIS LENS, THERE ARE NO OTHER EXAMPLES, NO OTHER PROTOTYPE, UNIQUE AND TRULY THE ONE AND ONLY BRASS BODY SILVER CHROME 35MM F1.4 AA ASPHERICAL LENS.
AN INCREDIBLE AND REMARKABLE ITEM. 

-Features two hand-ground aspherical elements that were incredibly fragile that caused a lot of them to break when being grounded.
-A unique design to this lens is it features a concave lens element on both the front and rear element. The only Leica lens to feature this.
-Extremely expensive to produce to the point where Leica had to stop production, change the element design and re-release the lens.

Details
-9 elements 5 groups
-46° angle of view
-Min aperture f16
-Filter size E46
-Cat No. 11873

Includes
-Rear lens cap
-Leica 12587 hood w/ front cap

Cosmetics 9.5+/10
-No dings, dents or marks
-Shows virtually no signs of wear on the barrel

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

Optics 9.5+/10
-No fog, fungus, separation or scratches