Leica IIIf

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LOOPN = LOOHN + ELMAR (Elmar (I) f= 5 cm 1:3.5) - 1954 Catalog
LOOKX = LOOHN + SOORE (Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 )
LUOOX = LOOHN + SOOIC (Summicron (I) f= 5 cm 1:2) - 1954 Catalog
LOOIT = LOOHN + SOOIA (Summarit f= 5 cm 1:1.5)
* Note: LOOHW is the code name for the Leica IIIc body as well as IIIf depending on the date of the catalog. As a further complication, LOOHW was also used for "30x slip-on magnifier for focusing stage" in the Leica 1984 Accessory Guide.

Comment

Leica IIIf Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from Puts Pocket Pod
.* and data from Pacific Rim Camera
^ Camera 594780 is Leica Ic
^^ Cameras 519518 and 683446 are Leica IIIf
SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
495001 ^^ 520000 Leica IIIc ^^ 1950 [25000]
525001 560000 Leica IIIf (BD) 1950-1951 35000
565001 570000 Leica IIIf (BD) 1951 5000
580001 ^ 610000 Leica IIIf (BD+RD) 1951-1952 30000
610001 611000 Leica IIIf ELC (BD) 1952 1000
615001 650000 Leica IIIf (RD) 1952-1953 35000
655001 673000 Leica IIIf (BD+RD) 1953 18000
675000 675000 Leica IIIf 1953 1
682001 ^^ 684000 Leica ^^ If (RD) 1955 [2000]
684001 685000 Leica IIIf ELC (+ELW.RD) 1953 1000
685001 699999 Leica IIIf Vorlauf (ELW.RD) 1954 14999
710001 711000 Leica IIIf Vorlauf ELC 1954 1000
713001 729000 Leica IIIf Vorlauf ELC (EI+ELW.RD) 1954 1000
729001 730000 Leica IIIf Vorlauf ELC 1954 1000
765001 773000 Leica IIIf Vorlauf (ELW.BD) 1955 8000
773001 774000 Leica IIIf ELC 1955 1000
774001 775000 Leica IIIf Vorlauf 1955 1000
790001 799000 Leica IIIf (RD) 1955 9000
810001 815000 Leica IIIf (RD) 1956 5000
822901 825000 Leica IIIf (RD+BA) 1956 2120
829751 829850 Leica IIIf 1956 100
837621 837720 Leica IIIf 1956 100
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1950-1956 80,319

ELC = Ernst Leitz Canada
ELW = Ernst Leitz Wetzlar
Vorlauf = Self-timer