Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5

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  • Leica Order No. - XEMOO LLC - 124
  • Production era - 1936-1950; 6,190 lenses
  • Variants - 2 ring (rare), 3 ring, 4 ring (1939 lens shown) and Taylor-Hobson versions (see Forum Discussion [2] [3] & [4] below}
  • Lens mount - Leica Screw-thread
  • Number of lenses /groups - 7 /5
  • F stop range - f/1.5-f/9
  • Closest focusing distance - 1 m
  • Smallest object field -
  • Diaphragm setting /type -
  • Angle of view diagonal - 40 degrees
  • Filter type -
  • Accessories - Folding hood: XIOOM
  • Materials - Chrome plated brass and a few in nickle in 1936
  • Dimensions (length x diameter) -
  • Weight - 300 g /10.58 oz
  • Inscription - Leitz Xenon f 5cm 1:1,5 No426xxx D.R.P.
  • Designer - Horace William Lee - Taylor-Hobson - 26 Dec 1930

Comment

Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses and Puts Pocket Pod.pdf
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
270001 270004 Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 1935 4
288001 290000 Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 (3-ring) (Taylor-Hobson) 1936 2000
375501 377000 Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 (3+4-ring) (Taylor-Hobson) 1937 1500
426001 427000 Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 (3+4-ring) 1938 1000
490001 492000 Xenon f= 5 cm 1:1.5 (3+4-ring) 1939 2000
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1935-1939 6,504