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LEICA LEITZ 50MM SUMMAR F2 1935 NICKEL FIN APERTURE SM LENS #257160 +CAPS +CASE

Leica

  • $595.00

SKU: 29227
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Description
Serial #257160
Made in Germany 1935
Nickel over brass construction
Early pre-war example
Very rare nickel finish collapsible version
Black meter focusing scale example with the infinity focusing lock

This is the desirable FIN STYLE aperture version. 
Also complete with both proper black paint caps and proper SUMMAR Bakelite container. 
VERY VERY NICE!

Detail
Made in Wetzlar, Germany
6 elements in 4 groups
A36 filter mount
Aperture range: f2 - f12.5
45° angle of view
Cat No. SUMUS

Includes
Font and Rear Black paint lens caps
Bakelite Lens Case

Cosmetics 8.5+/10
No dings, dents or major marks
Barrel is clean overall!

Mechanics 8.5+/10
Focusing is smooth
Aperture ring is smooth

Optics 7.5+/10
No fungus, separation
The usual haze, nothing out of the ordinary for a pre-war lens and mark as per usual on these.
Overall nice

A complete example. Great lens and very attractive on a matching black paint nickel II or III camera
A pleasure to have and enjoy!