28mm f/2.8 Elmarit I

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  • Leica Order No. - 11801 . LLC - 144
  • Production era - 1965-1972 < 3,200 lenses
  • Variants - Yellow /white scale; red /white scale (RS); ELC /Wetzlar, this lens has a deep intruding back and can't be used with built-in meter, on M5 the lightmeter won't swing in working-position on newer or modified lenses.
  • Lens mount - Leica M-bayonet
  • Compatibility - Can be used on M8 or M9 cameras (without exposure metering).
  • Number of lenses /groups - 9 /6
  • F stop range - f/2.8-f/22
  • Closest focusing distance - 0.7 m /2.30 ft - (M3 1 m)
  • Smallest object field - 533 x 800 mm
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 10-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 76 degrees
  • Filter type - Series VII, E48
  • Accessories - Viewfinder: SLOOZ; Hood: 12501
  • Materials -
  • Dimensions length x diameter - 56 x 52.5 mm / 2.20 x 2.07 in
  • Weight - 225 g /7.93 oz
  • Inscriptions - LEITZ WETZLAR ELMARIT 1:2.8/28 2XXXXXX
    LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX ELMARIT 1:2.8/28
  • Designers - Otto Zimmermann, Heinz Marquardt, Hermann Desch and Eugen Hermanni - 16 Apr 1960

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28mm f/2.8 Elmarit I Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
2061501 2063500 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC+ELW-RS) 1964 2000
2196901 2198100 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit (ELC-RS+YS) 1966 1200
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1964-1966 3,200

Lens superseded by 28mm f/2.8 Elmarit II