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Leica 50mm F/2 Summicron 3RD Cam Safari R Mount Lens {55}

Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 231708

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Leica 50mm F/2 Summicron 3RD Cam Safari R Mount Lens {55} Description


This lens for the Leica R system was made for the Leica R3 Safari green body. 

KEH Specifications

  • Production era 1976-2009, 99,736+ lenses
  • Lens mount - LEICA R-bayonet for LEICA R3 to LEICA R9 with mechanical, and, for LEICA R8/R9, additional electronic exposure control
  • Variants - Black, Safari green, R-only and 3-cam versions
  • Number of lenses/groups - 6 / 4
  • Focusing range - 0.5 m / 19.7 in < ∞
  • Aperture range - f/2-f/16 - Preset diaphragm with clickstops (including half values), 6-blade fully automatic diaphragm
  • Smallest object field/Largest reproduction ratio - 180 mm x 270 mm / 1:7.5
  • Angle of view (diagonal, horizontal, vertical) - 47°, 40°, 27°
  • Position of entrance pupil - 20.2 mm / 0.8 in (related to the first lens surface in light direction)
  • Scales - Combined meter/feet graduation
  • Filter mount/Lens hood - Internal thread for screw-in type filters E 55 / Built-in, telescopic
  • Accessories - ELPRO close focusing attachments type 1 and 2
  • Viewfinder - Camera viewfinder
  • Materials - Anodized aluminum and optical glass
  • Focal length - 52.5 mm / 2.07 in
  • Length to bayonet flange - 41 mm / 1.6 in
  • Largest diameter - 66 mm / 2.6 in
  • Weight - 290 g / 10.2 oz


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 3rd Cam