Leicaflex SL2 and SL2MOT

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  • Production era - 1974-1976
  • Code nos. - 10021-chrom, 10022-black, 10023-mot
  • Motor version - SL2MOT shown with 14077 motor 1971-1977 (also used with SLMOT) early models, 2600 and below, do not allow single exposures. Used with 14181 Handgrip as shown.
  • Special editions - "50 year" in 1975
  • Description - "Full information about exposure was displayed on the readout in the viewfinder and the sensitivity of the metering had been increased four fold.
A separate button was supplied to operate the display illumination. The camera was equipped with a 3mm split image rangefinder screen.
The camera back had a safety lock and was opened by a pulling up the rewind handle. The SL2 was available in either satin chrome or black finish.
The mirror had been redesigned allowing lenses of 16 and 19mm focal length to be used. There was a hot shoe fitted.
The camera shape was more square in appearance, the back being less curved than its predecessors." -jcb

Comment

SL2 and SL2MOT Serial Numbers

SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
1369801 1369875 Leica Leicaflex SL2 23 Oct 1973* 75
1385001** 1386000** Leica Leicaflex SL2 (chrom) 1974-75 1000**
1386001 1386100 Leica Leicaflex SL2 1975 1100
1386101 1386600 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (chrom) 1974-75 500
1386601 1386700 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot 1975 100
1386701 1387450 Leica Leicaflex SL2 1974-75 750
1387451 1387500 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot 1975 50
1387501 1391760 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black) 1974-75 4260
1391761 1392000 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot 1975 240
1392001 1393420 Leica Leicaflex SL2 1975 1420
1393421 1393510 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot 1975 90
1393511 1394300 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black.50 yr) 1975 790
1394301 1394600 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot (black+chrom.13-73) 1975 300
1394601 1395000 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black.mot+chrom.50 yr) 1975 400
1415001 1415140 Leica Leicaflex SL2 1975 140
1415141 1415230 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot (black.50 yr) 1975 90
1415231 1421000 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black+50 yr) 1975 5770
1421001 1421150 Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot 1975 150
1421151 1425000 Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black+chrom) 1975 3850
1440001 1443000 Leica Leicaflex SL2, SL2 mot (black) 1975-76 3000
1443501 1446000 Leica Leicaflex SL2, SL2 mot (black) 1976 2500
Total assigned serial numbers 1974-1976 25,575**

. * Serial numbers and batch total from Gandy's List
** Serial numbers from Serial Numbers Leica Cameras with computed batch total.
Unmarked SN's match between both lists and Gandy's batch total was used without recalculation.