11 March 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,700
GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000
Summitar *f 5cm. f/2 no. 812285
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Condition: 2(ii)Cosmetic: Good condition, minimal marks to camera body. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
The Summitar * lens was a prototype of a Summicron 5cm. f/2 lens and was made available for testing in 1950. Lager illustrates lens number 812276.
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Lager (1994), Leica. An Illustrated History. Vol II-Lenses, pp. 45-47.
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