Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2

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  • Leica Order No. - SOORE LLC - 118
  • Production era - 1939-1955 with coated lens (SOORE-B) after 1946 < 172,390 lenses
  • Variants - No channel, “v” channel, square-bottom channel, Heer - Army, Luftwaffen-Eigentum - Airforce and W.Haven - Navy, A.M. Aeronautica Militare (Italian Airforce) + aluminum rim versions
  • Lens mount - Leica Screw-thread
  • Number of lenses /groups - 7 /4
  • F stop range - f/2-f/16
  • Closest focusing distance - 1 m
  • Smallest object field -
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 10-blade / 6-blade after s/n 810001 (with exceptions per Forum discussion [7] below)
  • Angle of view diagonal - 45 degrees
  • Filter size - E36
  • Accessories - Hoods: SOOPD, SOOFM; Viewfinders: VIOOH, SBOOI 12015; E39 filter adapter SNHOO
  • Materials - Chrome plated brass
  • Dimensions (deployed length x diameter) - 42.7 x 47.8 mm /1.68 x 1.88 in
  • Weight - 240 g /8.47 oz
  • Inscription - Summitar f=5cm 1:2 Nr6XXXXX
  • Designer - Max Berek (29 Jul 1937 - Patent file-date)

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Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
*Note: Puts has asterisk at 990 batch - prototypes for later Summicron lens were in this batch
** Lens 812349 is Elmar 5 cm 1:3.5
^ Lens 419845 is Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
418001 ^ 425000 ^ Summar f= 5 cm 1:2 1938 [7000]
487001 490000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1938 3000
504501 510000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1939 5500
520001 530000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1939 10000
550501 555500 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 (Luftwaffen) 1940 5000
559001 565000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 (Luftwaffen+Heer) 1941 6000
577001 580000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1941 3000
584501 586000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1942 1500
586001 590000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 (W.Haven+ Luftwaffen) 1942 4000
603001 605000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1946 2000
607001 608000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1946 1000
610001 612000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1946 2000
618001 630000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1946 12000
657001 670000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 (A.M.) 1948 13000
679001 688000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1949 9000
701001 706000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1949 5000
721001 726000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1949 5000
732501 740000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1949 7500
753101 756000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1949 2900
760001 765000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1950 5000
782001 790000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1950 8000
792001 800000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1950 8000
810001** 820000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1950 10000
812242 813231 *Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1950 990
845001 850000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1951 5000
856001 866000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 (Eigentum) 1951 10000
899001 904000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1951 5000
910001 915000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1951 5000
930001 940000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1951 10000
977001 982000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1952 5000
990001 993000 Summitar f= 5 cm 1:2 1952 3000
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1938-1952 172,390