M4-2

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Black chrome M4-2 with 50mm f/2 Summicron-M IV lens and cap
  • Order no. - 10410
  • Production era - 1978-1980 - ca. 15,000 black - ca. 1,000 gold
  • Shutter system - 1 to 1 /1000 + B - Flash : 1 /50 X
  • Metering system - Manual split image measuring
  • Rangefinder /viewfinder - Combined 0.72 x 35-50-90-135 mm frame-lines
  • Body weight - 545 g /1.16 lb
  • Size H x W x D - 77 mm /3.03 in - 138 mm /5.43 in - 36 mm /1.42 in

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Leica M4-2 Serial Numbers

^ Camera 1532885 is M4-P
^^ Cameras 1469584 amd 1469961 are M4-2

SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
1468001** 1468100** Leica M4-2 LP (+ELC-black) 7 Dec 1977* 100**
1468101 ^^ 1470000 Leica ^^ R3 Olive LP 1977-78 [2000]
1480001 1482000 Leica M4-2 (black) 1978 2000
1502001 1508000 Leica M4-2 (black) 1978-79 6000
1525351 1527200** Leica M4-2 1979 1850**
1527201 1527700 Leica M4-2 (gold) 1979-80 500**
1527701** 1528150** Leica M4-2 1980 450**
1528151 1528650 Leica M4-2 (gold) 1980 500**
1528651** ^ 1533350 Leica M4-2 (black) 1980 4700**
1932001 1932002 Leica M4-2 (gold) 1980 2
Total assigned serial numbers 1977-1993 16,102

. * 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.
ELC - All M4-2's were from Ernst Leitz of Canada
LP - Leica Portugal