Leica Ig

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OCEGO with slow-speed dial
Ig-f.jpg Ig-top.jpg

  • Code names - OCEGO (body only)
OADGO = OCEGO + ELMOO (Elmar f= 5 cm 1:2.8)
OGILO = OCEGO + viewfinder accessory per Farines List
  • Production era - 1957-1963; 5,968 cameras
  • Evolution - First Leica camera with manufacturer's name on front; IIIg without rangefinder and viewfinders; some were made without the slow-speed dial
  • Variants - Chrome, black, military (olive jacket), post and Canadian versions, with or without slow-speed dial
  • 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
  • Forum discussion

Leica Ig Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from Puts Pocket Pod
.* and data from Pacific Rim Camera
^ See Fontenelle archive discussion (above)
SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
887001 888000 Leica Ig 1957 1000
907001 910000 Leica Ig 1957 3000
924501 924568 Leica Ig 1958 68
924569 924588 Leica Ig 1958 20
924589 926000 Leica Ig 1958 1412
924590 924623 Leica Ig (Siemens^) 1958 34
925021 925054 Leica Ig (Siemens^) 1958 34
926201 926700 Leica Ig 1958 500
987301 987600 Leica Ig 1960 300
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1957-1960 6,368