Leica If

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  • Code names - OEFGO 10000 - 1953 NY Catalog + OEGIO* - 1958 Catalog
OEINO 10010 = OEFGO + ELMAR (Elmar (I) f= 5 cm 1:3.5) - 1953 NY Catalog
OESFO 10015 = OEFGO + SOORE (Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 ) - 1953 NY Catalog
OEGIO 10005 = OEFGO + FOKOS (rangefinder) - 1953 NY Catalog
* OEGIO is the code name for the Leica Ic body with SBOOI viewfinder as well as Leica If, depending on catalog date
  • Production era - 1952-1958; 16,904 cameras
  • Variants
Black Dial (BD-1,118 cameras)
Red Dial (RD-15,786 cameras) - OEINO shown above
3-crown Swedish Military (3C)
Swedish Post Office (SPO)
  • Evolution - Leica IIIf body without rangefinder or viewfinder intended for technical use like mounted in a microscope or Visoflex; the Leica If has two accessory shoes on the top
  • Body - aluminum with chrome plated brass top plate, base plate and knobs
  • Size L x W x H - 136 x 39 x 65 mm / 5.35 x 1.54 x 2.60 in
  • Manuals & brochures

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Leica If Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from Puts Pocket Pod
.* and data from Pacific Rim Camera
^ Camera 683446 is Leica IIIf
SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
562801 565000 Leica If (BD) 1951 2200
575001 580000 Leica If (RD) 1952-1953 5000
673001 674999 Leica If (RD) 1953-1954 1999
682001 ^ 684000 Leica If (RD) 1955 2000
760001 762000 Leica If (RD) 1955 2000
789001 790000 Leica If (RD) 1955 1000
807501 808500 Leica If (RD) 1956 1000
815001 816000 Leica If (RD) 1956 1000
822001 822900 Leica If (RD) 1956 900
850901 851000 Leica If (RD) 1956 100
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1951-1956 17,199