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Leitz, 50mm (5cm) f2 Summitar (SM)

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Leitz: 50mm (5cm) f2 Summitar (SM) camera

 Camera sales and other sources with converted and inflation-adjusted prices:
Date
Condition Price
 2018-11-01
 B
 $218
 2018-04-26
 B
 $300
 2018-04-26
 B+
 $300
 2017-06-10
 A-B
 $376
 2016-11-19
 A-B
 $428
 2011-11-12
 A-B
 $961
 2011-10-30
 B+
 $257
 2011-10-30
 B+
 $235
 2010-06-13
 B-A
 $240
 2010-06-13
 C
 $190
 2010-05-09
 B
 $287
 2009-11-29
 B-
 $212
 2008-06-15
 B+
 $271
 2007-11-17
 B+
 $651
 2006-05-20
 B-A
 $363


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by Madd10 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:31 am

Is this entry correct ?
2013-12-01
B-C
$1491

Price seems way high compared to the other prices.

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by diser » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:22 am

It is correct according to the auction site. Site itself may be wrong though...

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by Madd10 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:37 am

I think it must be a mistake - there was one bid for 800 € - the auction house itself has the expected price in the 140-180 range, with opening price 120 Euro if you click on the One bid link it states 120 Euro - I think the lens was sold at 120 €

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by diser » Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:25 am

I think you are right, just changed the record. Not sure what happened to the auction2000.se listing.
Now I wonder how many other errors could be out there.

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by BrianS » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:18 pm

Note the Asterisk next to the serial number.

There were "Summitar *" lenses that were prototypes of the Thorium glass Summicrons. I'm betting that someone saw the "*" ans took a gamble on the lens. Some manufacturers also used * to denote duplicate serial numbers, as done with repairs.

Either way- the SN with the * is unusual; if the lens was a prototype- worth the price. I believe the SN is too early to be the prototype Summicron.

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by diser » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:01 pm

Ah, the star! Thanks for pointing this out, Brian! I may have confused it with WestLicht auction - they mark smaller VAT items with star. There is a separate listing for the prototype model, but that one is for actual prototypes (Summitar *), not s/n *.
You are right, someone may have confused it with prototype lens. I removed the sale altogether.


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