Leica Elmart-R 135Mm f/2.8 MF 3 Cam Lens 

Serial #2772925 - Made in Canada  (Production Year 1976)

 

PRODUCT FEATURE:

This is a 3 Cam R mount Lens, which should fully work on Leicaflex, Leicaflex SL, Leicaflex SL2, Leica R 3 to R 7 and R8/R9 without ROM functions, “Automatic Exposure Control”.
 

With a proper adapter, this lens may work on your DSLR camera, such as Canon EOS, Nikon, Leica Digilux-3/Olympus/Panasonic 4/3 and Micro 4/3 system) , Sony, Pentax etc.
 

Also this lens with a proper adapter can be used on digital MIRRORLESS camera like: Olympus OM-D, Panasonic GX-7, Panasonic GH-4, Fuji X-Pro1, XE-2 and Fuji XT-1, Sony NEX-6, Alpha NEX 6000 and full frame Sony A-7r with proper adapter. Also great wide-angle on Canon EOS Digital SLR cameras like Canon 1Ds mark III and 5D mark III. Filter size is 55mm. This lens can be used with the new LEICA M Type 240 with a Leica adapter with fully compatible support.
 

We make no guarantees about usability of this lens on any system other than Leica R Series Cameras. Please do your own research if you plan to use this lens on non-Leica system with an adapter before you commit to buy.  An improper adapter may cause extensive damage to the lens.
 

WARNING:  If you plan to use this lens on your DSLR camera, your extra caution is required.  Hold the lens barrel, not FOCUSING RING while you try to attach it to an adapter or to your camera mount, otherwise, the FOCUSING RING might be snapped off, resulting in damage, which will cost you about $350.00 to have it repaired.  Please note that the buyer is responsible for the damage repair if this happens. The Focusing ring is clearly described as being in working condition when the lens is listed.

 

INCLUDES:

Leica Front Lens Cap 14089 65mm 

Leica Rear Lens Cap 14162

 

OVERALL CONDITION

 

OPTICS:  The internal elements are examined  by holding the lens to a lamp with a high power halogen bulb.  When you inspect the lens optics, please use a bright light source, like Halogen or High Intense Light source. Please DO NOT use a flashlight because scratches/marks on the flashlight glass reflect through the lens elements you are inspecting, resulting in inaccurate inspection.
 

Front Lens Glass: No signs of scratches, cleaning marks, or any coating flaws
 

Rear Lens Glass:  No signs of scratches, cleaning marks, or any coating flaws. 
 

Internal Elements:  No signs of fungus, hazing, separation are detected on the perimeter of the lens. Slight fogging or hazing being visible, that will not affect image quality. 
 

Internal Microscopic Dust Level: 2

Internal Microscopic Fiber Level:  0
Internal Microscopic Specks:   0
 

COSMETIC:  Near MINT


 

MECHANICAL

 

Focusing MovementSmooth with proper resistance. No play  

Aperture Ring:  Diaphragm stops correctly  and snappy.

Diaphragm  Blades:  Free from oil

Built-In Lens Hood: Smooth

 

Leica Elmarit-R 135mm f/2.8 MF 3 Cam Lens #2772925

SKU: R 135-2772925
$400.00Price
  • OPTICS

     

    Internal Microscopic Dust/Fiber Level:   *Some brand new lenses may occasionally have a slight amount of micro dust visible inside the lens elements. This is a result of the manufacturing process and will not affect image quality or resolution.  As a result, previously owned lenses like this one will generally exhibit the same consistence.
     

    (0)   Hardly Visible (some dust may be on the glass surface, not inside the element).
     

    (1)   Minimal amount being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (2)   Slight amount being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (3)   Moderate amount being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (4)   Normal  amount being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.


     

    Internal Microscopic Specks:.

     

    (0)   Not a single speck  being visible.
     

    (1)   One or two pin point specks being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (2)   A few pin point specks being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (3)   Several pin point specks being visible, that is absolutely insignificant on a perfect rendition of the optics.
     

    (4)   One or two specks being visible, that may or may not affect image quality depending on size.
     

     

    Difference between Scratch and Cleaning Marks on Glasses.
     

    *Scratch on the Glass of a lens: You can feel when you gently run a fingernail across it. A scratch mark if it is deep enough may affect image quality.
     

    *Hairline/cleaning marks on the Glass of a lens: It is only on the coating and cannot be felt. They will not refract light and won’t affect any image quality.

     

     

    COSMETICS
     

    (Mint – Like New) Very little or no visible signs of use and wear.
     

    (Near Mint)  Extremely minor and insignificant signs of use and wear.
     

    (Excellent++)  Only a few minor sings of use and wear, such as abrasions, blemishes, scuffs, paint chips, scratches, dent, etc.
     

    (Excellent+)  Some minor signs of use and wear, such as abrasions, blemishes, scuffs, paint chips, scratches, dent, etc.

     

    (Excellent)  Normal signs of use and wear for its age, such as abrasions, blemishes, scuffs, paint  chips, scratches, dent, etc.

     

    (Very Good)  Well used condition

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