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Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 Lens

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Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 lens

Optical design

Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 optical design

Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 optical design

Ernst Leitz Wetzlar  Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 optical design

Format: 35mm rangefinder

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: Leica M, M39 Leica screw-mount (LSM)

First year of production: 1951

Last year of production: 1969

Optical design: 7 elements in 4-х groups, 4 elements in 4-х groups.

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Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
50mmf/2.0f/1610139220/7,8

Additional information:

The Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Summicron 50 mm f/ 2 is a wide-angle prime lens for 35 mm Leica rangefinder cameras.

  • photos 1 and 4 - Collapsible version, Type 1 - 1953-1956 (or 1953-1960)
  • photos 2 and 5 -  Rigid version,  Type 2- 1956-1968 (or 1957-1968)
  • photos 3 and 6 - Dual Range version, Type 2 - 1956-1968 (or 1957-1968)
  • Version 3 6/5 - 1969-1979
  • Version 4 and 5  6/4 - 1979-1994 and 1994-2012
  • АРО version  8/5 -  2012- Present

With the same 7/4 optical formula, the optical design of Type 1 is different from that of Type 2.


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Posted by: Ugin242   Date of publication: 03.03.2013


Mechanical quality3.502
Optical quality4.502
Usability4.502
Pricing / Value3.502
Bokeh4.502
Overall lens rating
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