16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R

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  • Order nos. - 11222 - 11327-ROM . LLC - 141
  • Production era 1974-2001 < 2,950 lenses
  • Lens mount - LEICA R-bayonet
  • Manufacturer - Minolta
  • Variants - 2-cam, 3-cam, 3rd cam and ROM conversion after 1996
  • Number of lenses/groups - 11 /8
  • Focusing range - 30 cm / 11.81 in < ∞
  • Aperture - f/2.8-f/16 in half-stops
  • Smallest object field/Largest reproduction ratio - 401 x 601 mm
  • Angle of view diagonal - 180°
  • Scales - Combined meter/feet graduation
  • Filter mount/Lens hood - Built-in, telescopic lens hood; built-in turret with 4 filters (UVa, yellow, orange and blue conversion filter 80 B)
  • Accessories - Front cap: 14089
  • Viewfinder - Camera viewfinder
  • Materials - Anodized aluminum and optical glass
  • Length to bayonet flange - 60 mm /2.36 in
  • Largest diameter - 71 mm /2.8 in
  • Weight - 460 g / 1 lb
  • Inscription - FISHEYE-ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/16 LEITZ WETZLAR

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  • On the street - €EU 2,840 in 2002 - €EU 546 in 2005 - €EU 924 in 2005 - $US 625 in 2010
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16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
* Note: Westlicht has one out of range, 2683084, listed as Elmar-C
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
2682801 2683000* 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R (2-cam) 1974 200
2755051 2755350 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R 1975 300
2768901 2769200 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R (3-cam) 1976 300
2816851 2817350 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R 1977 500
2907801 2908100 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R (3-cam) 1978 300
2990301 2991150 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R 1979 850
3009151 3009650 16mm f/2.8 Fisheye-Elmarit-R 1979 500
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1974-1979 2,950