The first version was designed by Heinz Marquardt in 1967. The lens was produced between 1970 and 1998, after which the updated successor was launched. In total around 35,000 copies of the first version were made. Most of these were produced in the standard black finish The Lens with serial Number 2492726. Build in the year 1971 Made in Germany.
Number of lenses /groups - 7 / 6. F stop range - f/1.4 - f/16 in half-stops. Closest focusing distance - 50 cm / 1.64 ft. Smallest object field - 180 x 270 mm. Diaphragm setting /type - 6-blade.Angle of view diagonal - 45 degrees. Accessories included - Hood: 12508 & Series VII insert Filter (LEICA brand). Dimensions length x diameter - 67 x 47mm. BUNDLED ITEMS: Leica Leitz Lens, Leica Leitz Rear Lens Caps.
Leica Leitz Series VII Filter (Fits in Hood), Leica Leitz 12508 Hood +. Leica L eitz 14171 Hood Front Cap +. ORIGINAL RETAIL BOX & GUARANTEE CERTIFICATE (SERIAL STAMPED). COLLECTORS PIECE - MINT CONDITION. PLEASE NOTE ACCESSORIES ARE GENUINE & INCLUDED IN PRICE.
Read below, "Our product grading system explained". Excellent cosmetic condition for age with almost no signs of use. Marks / Scratches / Dust. A Few small spots of dust (flash light test) Only visible using focused bright light & magnification. Won't affect picture quality.Focusing / Aperture / Diaphragm. Smoothly & Gently / Open & close flawless / Blades are free of oil. Serviced and in excellent working condition. Personal Collection, Ex-Camera Technician 30+ Years. Please check the listing & photos carefully. Don't hesitate to ask. OUR PRODUCT GRADING SYSTEM EXPLAINED. We try our best to comprehensively describe the Cosmetic Condition of an item, both OPTICS & MECHANICS. For items that require a combination of both our grading system is simple. All items are guaranteed to work as intended unless otherwise noted in the "Condition Report", or if it falls under the "Parts As Is" grade.
Original packaging - unless specified. Looks & operates like/as new. Light wear/marks, Very clean optics & operates as new. Mild wear/marks/dings, Clean optics & operates as new. May have slight optics blemishes won't affect picture quality.
7.5 - 7.9/10. May have optics blemishes should not affect picture quality Operates well.
May have optics blemishes will affect picture quality Operates acceptably.