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LEICA LEITZ 35MM F1.4 SUMMILUX STEEL RIM 11870 M3 LATE SERIAL #2166540 LENS +CAP

Leica

  • $10,995.00

SKU: 30163
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Description
-Serial #2166557
-Very late serial number example
Last batch, last year, one of the last few made as the M3 version
-Chrome finish
-Made in Midland, Canada in 1966

-Another famous and beloved Walter Mandler design
-1st version 35mm Summilux lens
-This version was created for use with the M3 but can be used on all other M cameras
-Dual scale black and red feet and meter focusing scale with infinity focusing tab lock
This is THE famous and coveted 35mm f1.4 STEEL RIM lens to be used with the OLLUX shade

This is a VERY VERY special example. LAST BATCH one of the very last lenses every made in 1966 when the finally discontinued the lens all together at # 2166700.

Also in STUNNING MINT condition and really fabulous in every respect!

Details
-7 elements 5 groups
-Aperture range: f1.4 - f16
-E41 filter mount
-64° angle of view
-Cat No. 11870

Includes
-Very rare original FRONT cap and the standard rear lens caps
-Eyes attachment

Cosmetics 9.5/10
- No dings, dents or major marks
-Barrel is spectacular overall.
Eyes attachment is also nice on the black crackle finish

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

Optics 9.5/10
-No fog, haze, fungus, separation, or scratches
-One of the cleanest optical Steel Rim examples I have had

A fantastic example. Hard to find one better then this.
This is an great investment and always desirable. A great value considering!
One of my personal favorites and very attractive on a M camera.

This is THE 35mm 1.4 STEEL RIM lens to have!
A pleasure to have and enjoy!