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Leica 50mm F/2 Summicron 1 Cam R Mount Lens {Series 6}

Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 231700

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Leica 50mm F/2 Summicron 1 Cam R Mount Lens {Series 6} Description


Earliest 50mm normal lens for the Leica R series. This lens has one cam. 

KEH Specifications

  • Leica Order No. - 11 218-chrome 11 228-black LLC - 121
  • Production era - 1964-1976 black; 1964-1966 200 chrome < 95,647 lenses
  • Variants - 1-cam, 2-cam, 3-cam; red scale (early), yellow scale (after 1967), black and chrome versions
  • Note - The chrome finish was made for the Leicaflex. About 200 were made, and once it was found that the finish could reflect extraneous light in to the meter cell, this finish was discontinued in favor of black. chaos '06
  • Number of lenses /groups - 6 / 5
  • F stop range - f/2-f/16
  • Closest focusing distance - 50 cm / 1.64 ft
  • Diaphragm setting /type - 6-blade
  • Angle of view diagonal - 45 degrees
  • Filter type - Series VI + 14160
  • Accessories - Hood: 12564 - Close focusing attachment: ELPRO - Macro extension tube (3-piece combination): 14139 - Filter ring: 14160
  • Dimensions (length x diameter) - 38.5 x 63 mm / 1.52 x 2.48 in
  • Weight - 680 g /1.50 lb
  • Inscription - SUMMICRON-R 1:2/50 LEITZ CANADA (or WETZLAR) 2XXXXXX
  • Designer - Walter Mandler


General information

Brand Name Leica
Product information
Lens Type Normal

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 50 mm
Max Aperture f/2

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica R 1 Cam