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Leica Elmarit-R 19mm f/2.8 MF 3 Cam Lens VII Boxed

Serial Number: 3693417

Made in:   Germany  

Production Year: 1995

MPN:  11331



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

SKU: R19-3693417
  • 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:)

        Minimal Amount:  Will not affect any image quality.)

    AB   Some Amount:  Will not affect any image quality.)     

         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.


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