Leica I(c) - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Leica I(c)

E. Leitz G.M.B.H.

Wetzlar

Germany

Image of Leica I(c)

Lens:
f2.5, 50 mm Hektor, iris diaphragm to f18. Depth-of-field scale.

Shutter:
Focal-plane, speeds 1/20 - 1/500, B. Speeds are varied by delaying the second blind.

Construction:
Vulcanite covered metal body.

Format:
36, 24 x 36 mm exposures on 35 mm cine film held in cassette, film is re-wound into cassette.

Focusing:
Helical to 1 metre.

Attributes:
Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Auto-stop on film advance. Film advance tensions shutter. Exposure counter.

Serial Number:
28554 (1930) .

The I(c) differed from the earlier Leica models in having an interchangeable lens, at first lenses had to be matched to the particular camera, later the flange to film-plane distance was standardised. Standardised models are marked with an '0' on the lens flange.

This example started life as a I(a) and has been upgraded to a I(c) specification. The Hektor is un-numbered and carries the IR index.

References & Notes:
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