Leica Elmarit-R 19mm f/2.8 MF 3 Cam Lens VII Boxed
Serial Number: 3693417
Made in: Germany
Production Year: 1995
This is a 3 Cam mount lens, which fully works on all Leicaflex cameras, R3 to R7 and R8/R9 without Automatic Exposure Control.
This lens will work with all Leica M Range film cameras, film or digital like M10/M240, most mirrorless/SLRs cameras, and cinema/motion camera systems with a proper adapter. (i.e. Sony, Fuji, Canon, Nikon, Alexa, BMD, Red etc.)
But, we make no guarantees about usability of this lens on any system other than Leica M Series Cameras. Please do your own research if you plan to use this lens on non-Leica system. An improper or cheap adapter may cause extensive damage to the lens. A return is not accepted if you find the lens does not work because of improper or cheap adapter you apply.
WARNING: If you plan to use this lens on your Non Leica DSLR camera, your extra caution is required. Hold the lens barrel, not FOCUSING and APERTURE rings while you try to attach it to an adapter or to your camera mount. Otherwise, the FOCUSING or APERTURE 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 and aperture rings are is clearly described as being in working condition when the lens is listed.
Leica Front Lens Cap: 14301
Leica Rear Lens Cap: 14162
Leica Lens Hood Cap: 14302
Leica Lens Hood: 12546
Leica Black Soft Leather Lens Case: Yes
Leica Maker Box 11258: Yes with a different serial number
Leica Instructions: Yes
Please DO NOT use a flashlight to exam/inspect optic conditions because scratches/marks on the flashlight glass reflect through the lens elements, resulting in inaccurate inspection.
Front/Rear Surface Glasses:
Front: No signs of scratch, cleaning marks or coating loss are noted.
Rear: No signs of scratch, cleaning marks, or coating loss are noted.
Internal Elements: No signs of Fungus/Hazing/Separat tion/Fogging/Smudges/Cleaning Marks
Microscopic Dust: Miminal
Microscopic Fiber/Particles: Not visible
Microscopic Stray Hairlines: Not visible
Microscopic Black Specks: Not visible
Microscopic Scratches: Not visible
Focusing Movement: Smooth with proper consistence. No backlash or play.
Aperture Ring Movement: Diaphragm stops correctly and snappy.
Diaphragm Blades: Clean and free of oil.
Built-In Lens Hood Extends/Retracts: N/A
PRICE is determined based on the conditions described above accordingly.
This is a pre-owned and/or vintage item, so if you are looking for an item free from any flaw, optically, cosmetically and mechanically, please consider that this item may not be for you. Also we cannot provide the history of use, storage, handling or repair for this item.
LEICA Elmarit-R 19mm f/2.8 MF 3 Cam Lens VII Boxed #3693417
OVERALL OPTICS: Pristine/Near Pristine/Superb/Excellent+/Excellent/Good
INTERNAL ELEMENTS: Microscopic Dust/Fibers/Particles/Hairlines/Scratches/Black Specks:
*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. Also sometimes, some micro dust can be attracted to the glass surface, and it can be blown away.
A+ Faint detectable amount, if any:)
A Minimal Amount: Will not affect any image quality.)
AB Some Amount: Will not affect any image quality.)
B Moderate Amount: Will not affect any image quality.)
B- Normal Amount: Will not affect any image quality.)
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: Grading is based on level of signs of use and wear for brassing, blemishes, scuffs, paint chips, scratches, dents, ding, etc. on each item.
New /Others 99-100% No issues
- 99% Pre-owned good as displaying virtually no imperfections.
- Mint 98% Pre-owned good as displaying extremely minimal and insignificant signs of use and wear.
Excellent++ 97% Pre-owned good as displaying very little and insignificant signs of use and wear.
Excellent+ 95-96% Pre-owned good as displaying a little and insignificant signs of use and wear.
Excellent 90-94% Pre-owned good as displaying minor and insignificant signs of use and wear.
Very Goo 85-89% Pre-owned good as displaying normal signs of use and wear.
Fair 80-85% Pre-owned good as displaying moderate signs of use and wear.
Well Used 79% below Pre-owned good as displaying well used signs of use and wear.