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Leica Leitz 73mm Hektor F1.9 Black Paint SM Lens w/ Cps +Shade Rare


  • $1,350.00

SKU: 21829

This very rare and desirable Leica Hektor 73mm F1.9 black paint/nickel screw mount lens is in great condition cosmetically, mechanically and optically. Serial #121587. Early 1931 all-black finish example. Rare hard to find Hektor 73mm lens. Only 7200 example ever made. Extremely rare and hard to find early serial number. Comes with original black metal front/rear lens caps and matching black paint lens hood. Classic hard to find black paint vintage lens. A beautiful portrait lens. Black meter focusing scale example.

-Made in 1931
-Min aperture f25
-A42 filter size
-34° angle of view
-Cat No. HEKON

Auction includes
-Front/rear lens caps
-Reversible FGHOO lens hood

Cosmetics 7/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Modest brassing on black paint finish
-Shows signs of modest wear
-Original patina

Mechanics working well
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture ring is smooth

Optics clean and clear
-No fungus, separation or scratches
-Minor cleaning marks on front element
-Minor haze between the elements
-Minor impression on the lens shade