28mm f/2.8 Elmarit II

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M-28f28-ii.jpg Elmarit II Canada.JPG

  • Leica Order No. - 11801 - 11802 . LLC - 145
  • Production era - 1972-1980 < 7,050 lenses
  • Variants - two other designs like pic's above, 1. version look very similar to Elmarit I (Wetzlar), but has no deep intruding lens-element, so it can be used with M5 and all other Leicas with built-in meter.
  • Lens mount - Leica M-bayonet for use with M5 + CL
  • Compatibility - Can be used on M9 cameras (without exposure metering for early lens before s/n 2314921).
  • Number of lenses /groups - 8 /6
  • F stop range - f/2.8 - f/22
  • Closest focusing distance - 0.7 m /2.30 ft
  • Smallest object field -
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 8-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 76 degrees
  • Filter type - Series 7 - E48
  • Accessories - Viewfinder: 12007 SLOOZ - Hood: 12501
  • Materials - Black lacquered brass
  • Dimensions (length x diameter) -
  • Weight - 225 g /7.94 oz
  • Inscription - LEITZ CANADA ELMARIT 1:2.8/28 2XXXXXX
  • Designer - Walter Mandler, Garry Edwards & Erich Wagner - June 1968

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28mm f/2.8 Elmarit II Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
2314801 2316000 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC) 1969 1200
2459501 2460500 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC-11801) 1970 1000
2523801 2524800 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC-11801) 1972 1000
2543501 2544500 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC) 1972 1000
2733951 2734950 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC-11801) 1975 1000
2757901 2758150 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit 1975 250
2768001 2768500 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit 1976 500
2880201 2880600 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC-11801) 1977 400
2885701 2886400 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC) 1978 700
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1969-1978 7,050

Lens superseded by 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M III

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