Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap

Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap
Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap
Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap
Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap

Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap

Excellent condition but some slight internal haze is visible if viewed under strong light. Some internal dust is also visible, as well as some hairline cleaning scratches. A Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap that dates from the fifties.

The focus is smooth and the aperture sets with ease. This example of the Summitars is an earlier model with the beautiful round aperture and it has the light bluish and purple "blooming" that Leitz added to their lenses after WWII. (This may be retro coated, as factory some lists indicate that this was only done with lenses with serial numbers above 800 000). A Courier service is the only option available, as normal parcel post is not handled by the South Africa Postal Services any more.
Leitz 5cm F2 SUMMITAR lens (SOORE) from 1946 with a front lens cap


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