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Leica Leitz 28mm Elmarit F2.8 1st V Black M Red Scale Wetzlar Lens +Cse +12501


  • $2,495.00

SKU: 23542
Barcode: 2335-17

This very rare Leica Elmarit-M 28mm f2.8 black M bayonet mount lens is in great user condition cosmetically, mechanically and optically. Serial #2258906. 1st version. Only about 3200 examples ever made. Very hard to find first version example. Front element has some minor cleaning marks but the lens has been tested and it does not affect image quality. In great user condition overall.

-1st Version
-9 elements 6 groups
-Min aperture f22
-76o angle of view
-E48 filter mount
-Cat No. 11801

Auction Includes
-Front lens cap
-Bubble case
-Leica 12501 lens hood

Cosmetics 7.5/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Shows moderate signs of wear on the barrel

Mechanics Working Well
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics Clean & Clear
-No fog, fungus, separation or scratches