Leica 35/2 Summicron-M 2nd Version (1969) Sold with:
Leica metal vented 12585 hood and
Leica Pol filter 13352 (showing wear in glass center, see pictures)
Leica black metal front cap and Leica rear cap Ex++
This 6 element Lens has the aperture tab and focus tab, clean glass showing normal wear on the lens barrel
Great compact for M Film or Digital users. The lens as tested on Leica Digital M camera it produces Nice images !
Leica 35/2 Summicron Lens History :
First Version- 1958-1969 / 8 Elements (in 6 groups), Serial numbers from Approx, 1,640,000 to 2,316,000 Approx 20,000 units made, Chrome finish and from 1963 black, minimum distance 70cm with Leica M2,65cm with Leica M3, 150g,225g with additional viewfinder
Second and Third Version- 1969 - 1979 / 6 Elements (in 4 group), Serial numbers from Approx, 2,316,000 to approx 2,874,000, black finish, minimum distance 1m with Leica M3 , 70cm of all other M series, 170g.
Fourth Version - 1979 -1997 / 7 Elements (in 5 groups) , Serial numbers from Approx, 2,970,000 to 3,731,200 , Black finish and from 1992 also chrome, minimum distance 70cm, 190g for the first production, then 150g, chrome finish 250g.
35/2 summicron-M Aspherical. - 1997 / 7 Elements which one is Aspherical ( in 5 groups) Serial numbers from Approx, 3,731,295 ,black and chrome finish, 255g black finish, 340g chrome finish