NO careless cleaning abrasions on either the front or rear element surfaces. And NO, this hasn't been polished & re-coated!
That process is known to RUIN the amazing Leica resolution.. It went in to TLC Camera Repair suffering from dreaded fog/haze in the many elements, along with a very dry aperture ring feel. But it came back from service feeling & looking the way it should!He also Mod'ed the lens for improved Digital use with the addition of anti-flare paint to the rear zone area! Everything about the lens is now smooth as it should.. No need to send your Leica lens to a mediocre repair shop in order to take pics & get your lens back FAST.
Again, as you can see in the provided magnified images, this lens in wonderful condition. Elmarit f2.8 28mm in Very Good condition.
Variants - The 1972 (Canada) version looks very similar to Elmarit ver 1 (Wetzlar), but without the deep intruding lens group. C an be used with M5 and all other Leicas with built-in meter! Lens mount - Leica M-bayonet including M5 + CL. Number of lenses/groups - 8 / 6.F stop range - f/2.8 - f/22. Closest focusing distance - 0.7 m / 2.30 ft. Diaphragm setting / type - 8 blade. Angle of view diagonal - 76 degrees. Filter type - Series VII - E48. Materials - Black anodized brass & aluminum. Weight - 300 g / 10.7 oz. Inscription - LEITZ CANADA ELMARIT - f/2.8 28mm 2524104. Designer - Walter Mandler, Garry Edwards & Erich Wagner - June 1968. The provided pictures show everything that's included. Leica/Leitz 28mm M mount Elmarit f/2.8 lens. Then paying for my item. I had another unit (an M2) re-listed once before because of one of these non-performing buyers. Thanks to'that guy' for wasting everybody's time - So please don't be'that guy'.. The item "Leitz Leica Elmarit 28mm f/2.8 M mount C L A Serviced" is in sale since Thursday, August 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Lenses & Filters\Lenses". The seller is "swood548k54" and is located in Ridgefield, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.