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

Leica

  • $7,995.00

SKU: 27539
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Description

  • Serial #115232
  • 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 lens cap
  • Bubble case

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 8.5/10

  • No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
  • There is an insignificant very faint haze that can almost not be seen but considering the importance of this lens, I wanted to mention it.
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!