My Summar is optically perfect, and has what may be factory coating. The chrome barrel is unfortunately scraped down to the bare metal from lots...
From the position of the focusing stop it is obviously a very early, probably non-coupled, lens. Certainly NOT a bayonet mount.
I still wonder if...
Kodachrome was ASA=10, Kodachrome II was ASA=25 (in my opinion, the best color film ever made),
f:4.0 would have been fine. (LTM would have been mouth-watering!.)
If I could read it, I wouldn't have to ask here.
The image was taken from an AHC TV program (TV screen) about Hitler, I can't improve on what is...
Definitely not an Elmar! Could it be a 50mm Hektor?
Why is there a 90 mm mask over the viewfinder?
Is it really 24mm x 36mm, or is it a little less to allow space between the negative images?
Looks to me like a tiny bit of camera shake.
Does anyone else enjoy this wonderful old Leica book from the 1930s? His inspiring text is accompanied by some 200 perfectly exposed, perfectly...
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