Summilux (I) f= 5 cm 1:1.4

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  • Leica Order No. - SOWGE 11014, SOOME 11114 /LLC - 126
  • Production era - 1959-1961 < 19,600 lenses (548 screw-mount lenses, per Schouten)
  • Variants - Black and clear anodized, and scalloped focusing knurl (SKF) versions
  • Lens mount - Leica Screw-thread and M-bayonet
  • Number of lenses /groups - 7 /5
  • F stop range - f/1.4-f/16 with full click-stops
  • Closest focusing distance - 1 m
  • Smallest object field - 410 x 620 mm
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 16-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 45 degrees
  • Filter type - E43 - A45
  • Accessories - Hood: OLLUX 12522, 12586, XOOIM 12521 used with OROBA or ORNIO cap (see Forum discussion [1] below}
  • Materials - Lacquer on chrome plated brass
  • Dimensions length x diameter - 52 x 53 mm / 2.05 x 2.09 in
  • Weight - 320 g /11.29 oz screw; 360 g /12.70 oz bayonet
  • Inscriptions - LEICA SUMMILUX 1:1.4/50 E46 388XXXX
    SUMMILUX 1:1.4/50 LEITZ WETZLAR 1XXXXXX
  • Designers - Walter Mandler and Erich Wagner - August 30, 1958
  • Tech Data - Erwin Puts (2002) Leica M-Lenses.pdf - pgs. 43 - 50

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Summilux (I) f= 5 cm 1:1.4 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
* At least one in this batch is a Summaron 1:2.8/35mm per Westlicht
^ At least one in this batch is a Summilux 1:1.4/35mm per Schouten
^^ Lens no. 1730789 is Summaron 3.5 cm 1:2.8 (M)
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
1640601 1642000 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (M+S-chrom) 1958 1400
1644001 1645000 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (SKF.M-black+chrom) 1958 1000
1660001 1662000 *Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (M-black+SKF-chrom) 1959 2000
1688001 1689500 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (M-black) 1959 1500
1690801 1691700 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (S-chrom) 1959 900
1701501 1704000 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (SKF.M-black+M.S-chrom) 1959 2500
1730001^^ 1731100 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 1960 1100
1757001 1760000 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (SKF.M-chrom.11114+black) 1960 3000
1765001^ 1766200 Summilux f= 5^ cm 1:1.4 1960 1200
1777001^ 1780000 Summilux f= 5^ cm 1:1.4 1960 3000
1788001 1790000 Summilux f= 5 cm 1:1.4 (S-chrom) 1960 2000
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1958-1961 19,600

Lens superseded by 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M II