90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R I

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  • Order nos. - 11239 - 11229 . LLC - 172
  • Production era - 1964-1983 < 29,000 lenses
  • Variants - 1-cam, 2-cam and 3-cam, ELC & ELW versions
  • Number of lenses /groups - 5 / 4
  • F stop range - f/2.8 - f/22
  • Closest focusing distance - 70 cm / 2.30 ft
  • Smallest object field - 140 x 210 mm
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 6-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 27 degrees
  • Filter type - Series VII + 14161 filter ring
  • Accessories - ELPRO VIIa close focusing attachment
  • Materials -
  • Dimensions length x diameter - 72 x 65 mm / 2.83 x 2.56 in
  • Weight - 500 g /1.1 lb
  • Inscriptions - ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/90 LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX
    ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/90 LEITZ WETZLAR 2XXXXXX
  • Designer - Walter Mandler

Comment

  • On the street - €EU 240 in 2008 - $US 250 in 2010
  • Forum discussion

90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R I Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
* Lens 1743979 is gold prototype R 2.8/90mm
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
1743501 *1746500 90mm f/2 *Summicron 1960 [3000]
1965001 1966000 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (1-cam) 1962 1000
2011701 2013700 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (1-cam) 1963 2000
2077501 2078500 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1965 1000
2094501 2095500 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1965 1000
2108801 2110800 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1965 2000
2129951 2131950 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1965 2000
2148551 2150550 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1965 2000
2170701 2171700 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (ELW.2-cam) 1966 1000
2208101 2210100 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (ELW.2-cam) 1966 2000
2267251 2269250 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1968 2000
2333801 2335800 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1969 2000
2374901 2376900 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1969 2000
2414101 2416100 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1970 2000
2442001 2444000 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (2-cam) 1970 2000
2536251 2538250 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R (ELW.2+3-cam) 1972 2000
2734951 2735950 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1975 1000
2807401 2809400 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R 1976 2000
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1960-1976 29,000

Lens superseded by 90mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R II