Leica 250 (models DD, FF & GG)

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Leica 250 GG with Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 lens
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Leica 250 FF
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  • Code names - LOOYE = LOOMY + ELMAR, ESFOO leather carrying case, ANZOO triming template, KOOBF extra spool chamber [1] per Farines
  • Production era - 1933-1953; 2 model D; 981 models FF and GG with respective central body of models D, F and G cameras
  • Variants - Most in black, with a few in chrome, and with some capable of accepting a motor drive beneath the camera; model DD lacks low-speed dial
  • Accessories - Cassettes (code KOOBF)
  • Designer - Oskar Barnack
  • Body - aluminum with chrome plated brass top plate, base plate and knobs
  • Size -
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Leica 250 Serial Numbers

^ per Pacific Rim Camera 1944-1953
^^ Cameras 130008 and 137041 are Leica Reporter FF

SN Start SN End Product Year built Total
114051 114052 Leica Reporter (DD) 1933 2
126801 ^^137400 Leica III^^ (FF-KUP) 1934 [10600]
150001 150200 Leica Reporter (FF-KUP+GG-CHROM) 1934-1936 200
260001 260100 Leica Reporter 1937 100
300001 300100 Leica Reporter (GG-CHROM) 1938 100
324001 324100 Leica Reporter 1939 100
349001 349050 Leica Reporter 1940 50
352301 352500 Leica Reporter (GG-CHROM) 1940-1942 200
353601 353800 Leica Reporter 1942-1943 200
unknown 375883- Leica Reporter 1944-1953 36^
Total assigned Reporter serial numbers 1933-1943 988

. * 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.