Leicaflex SL2 and SL2MOT
From Leica Wiki (English)
- Production era - 1974-1976
- Code nos. - 10021-chrom, 10022-black, 10023-mot
- Motor version - SL2MOT shown with 14077 motor 1971-1977 (also used with SLMOT) early models, 2600 and below, do not allow single exposures. Used with 14181 Handgrip as shown.
- Special editions - "50 year" in 1975
- Description - "Full information about exposure was displayed on the readout in the viewfinder and the sensitivity of the metering had been increased four fold.
- A separate button was supplied to operate the display illumination. The camera was equipped with a 3mm split image rangefinder screen.
- The camera back had a safety lock and was opened by a pulling up the rewind handle. The SL2 was available in either satin chrome or black finish.
- The mirror had been redesigned allowing lenses of 16 and 19mm focal length to be used. There was a hot shoe fitted.
- The camera shape was more square in appearance, the back being less curved than its predecessors." -jcb
- Manuals & brochures
- SL2 Instruction Manual X/74/FDX/SD.pdf courtesy of Thorsten Overgaard
- On the street - €EU 1,200 in 2015 (chrom 50 yr)
- Forum discussion
SL2 and SL2MOT Serial Numbers
|SN Start||SN End||Product||Year||Batch|
|1369801||1369875||Leica Leicaflex SL2||23 Oct 1973*||75|
|1385001**||1386000**||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (chrom)||1974-75||1000**|
|1386001||1386100||Leica Leicaflex SL2||1975||1100|
|1386101||1386600||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (chrom)||1974-75||500|
|1386601||1386700||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot||1975||100|
|1386701||1387450||Leica Leicaflex SL2||1974-75||750|
|1387451||1387500||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot||1975||50|
|1387501||1391760||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black)||1974-75||4260|
|1391761||1392000||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot||1975||240|
|1392001||1393420||Leica Leicaflex SL2||1975||1420|
|1393421||1393510||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot||1975||90|
|1393511||1394300||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black.50 yr)||1975||790|
|1394301||1394600||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot (black+chrom.13-73)||1975||300|
|1394601||1395000||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black.mot+chrom.50 yr)||1975||400|
|1415001||1415140||Leica Leicaflex SL2||1975||140|
|1415141||1415230||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot (black.50 yr)||1975||90|
|1415231||1421000||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black+50 yr)||1975||5770|
|1421001||1421150||Leica Leicaflex SL2 mot||1975||150|
|1421151||1425000||Leica Leicaflex SL2 (black+chrom)||1975||3850|
|1440001||1443000||Leica Leicaflex SL2, SL2 mot (black)||1975-76||3000|
|1443501||1446000||Leica Leicaflex SL2, SL2 mot (black)||1976||2500|
. * 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.