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LEICA LEITZ 50MM SUMMICRON F2 LANTHAR YELLOW GLASS LENS +CAPS RARE EARLY #920634

Leica

  • $2,495.00

SKU: 26575
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Description
-Serial #920634
-Chrome finish
-First batch, first year production
-This is from what I know as the 634th Summicron ever made.
-Made in 1951 in Wetzlar, Germany
-This is a very desirable yellow lanthanum glass lanthar lens.
-Very collectible and prized by many
-Compact collapsible screw mount lens
-Black meter focus scale version with infinity focus lock

This is THE EARLIEST example I have had the pleasure of having. Amazing RICH Yellow LANTHANUM glass. Nice condition glass and complete with both caps. 

A very nice example and VERY EARLY. A rare opportunity for a fabulous lens. Early and intense yellow glass.

Details
-4 elements 4 groups
-E39 filter mount
-Aperture range: f2 - f16
-45° angle of view
-Cat No. SOOIC

Includes
-Front/rear lens caps

Cosmetics 9/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-A clean example

Mechanics 9/10
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics 9/10
-No fungus, separation or scratches
-There is a very Very VERY faint amount of haze but I don't want to clean the lens because it is so clean and many of these have marks on the glass. Some evaporation of the side liner but only cosmetic. 
This is a very nice example and glass is really very nice. No marks on the glass so I am not going to have this cleaned. As the lucky new owner wishes they may do with it as they want but it is very nice the way it is.

I can not stress the importance of this INTENSE rich Yellow Glass. Fabulous to have and enjoy. Beautiful in every respect!