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Leica 8.5cm f1.5 Summarex

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  • Optics: 3 / 5

  • Mechanics: 4 / 5

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Leica 8.5cm f1.5 Summarex

11/2021 Serviced. Focusing mechanisms cleaned and lubricated. General cleaning to lens elements.

Slight dust inside and few hairline scratches on front element. Also very light haze inside. These have no affect to image quality. Otherwise lens is in good condition for its age.

Comes with rear cap, hood and front cap.

Leica 8.5cm f1.5 Summarex

Fast telephoto/portrait lens by Leica. Manufactured from 1943 to 1960. Complex lens design offers great image quality and extremely smooth out of focus areas. Approximately ~4066 Summarex lenses were made as chrome and ~276 as black.

  • Optical design: 7 elements in 5 groups
  • Closest focusing distance: 1m
  • Aperture blades: 17
  • Weight: 800g
  • Lens Optics

    Although minor dust and scratching won't affect image quality, major defects like haze, fungus, or separation cause decreased sharpness and contrast. We inspect every lens and provide cleaning & repair when appropriate. Otherwise, we clearly state any flaws in lens optics in our product descriptions.

  • Lens Mechanics

    Our skilled team of technicians also work diligently to ensure that our lenses have appropriately functioning mechanics. They test focal throw, zoom, aperture stop-down, filter threads, and all applicable electronic functions (like autofocus).

  • Infinity Focusing & Rangefinder Alignment

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