135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M III

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  • Leica Order No. - 11829 . LLC - 184
  • Production era - 1976-1996 < 9,850 lenses
  • Lens mount - Leica M-bayonet
  • Type - As camera lens + optical cell unscrews for use with focusing adapter 16464 on Visoflex
  • Number of lenses /groups - 5 /3
  • F stop range - f/2.8-f/32
  • Closest focusing distance - 1.5 m /4.92 ft
  • Smallest object field - 220 x 330 mm / 8.75 x 13 in
  • Diaphragm setting /type - Click half and full stop
  • Angle of view diagonal - 18 degrees
  • Filter type - E55
  • Materials - Black anodized aluminum
  • Dimensions length x diameter - 114 x 66 mm / 4.49 x 2.60 in
  • Weight - 780 g /1.72 lb
  • Inscription - ELMARIT-M 1:2.8/135 LEITZ CANADA 3XXXXXX
  • Tech Data - Erwin Puts (2002) Leica M-Lenses.pdf - pgs. 72 - 75

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135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M III Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
* Lens no. 2728702 is Tele-Elmarit-M 2.8/90mm
** Lens nos. 3178214 & 3178688 are 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M
^ Lens nos. 3104870, 3375938 & 3398035 are 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
2726921 *2728920 *135mm f/2.8 Tele-Elmarit 1974 1000
2771201 2773200 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit 1976 2000
2788651 2789650 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1976 1000
2849551 2850050 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1977 500
2872601 2873100 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit 1977 500
2849551 2850050 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1977 500
2872601 2873100 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit 1977 500
2997001 2998000 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1979 1000
3104001^ 3105000 135mm f/2.8^ Elmarit-R 1981 [1000]
3178201 **3179200 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R** 1982 [1000]
3294401 3294900 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1983 500
3375501^ 3376000 135mm f/2.8^ Elmarit-R 1985 [500]
3397601^ 3398100 135mm f/2.8^ Elmarit-R 1986 [500]
3486701 3487200 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1989 500
3536768 3537467 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1990 700
3608020 3608119 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1992 100
3615430 3615579 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1993 150
3641826 3642125 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1993 300
3686631 3687030 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1995 400
3720303 3720502 135mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M 1995 200
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1974-1995 9,850