Available in a limited quantity of 700 lenses, the characteristically scalloped focusing ring of the
APO-Summicron-M 50 f/2 ASPH. recalls the appearance of the Summicron 50 f/2 (II)
The components of the barrel of this special lens are machined from brass. The engravings for the
focal length and the distances in feet are picked out in red. The lens is supplied complete with a
classic, round brass lens hood engraved with 'Made in Germany' and a lens cap turned from solid
In terms of performance and technical specifications, the retro-style black chrome version of this
lens is otherwise identical to the current version of the Leica APO-Summicron-M 50 f/2 ASPH.