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Schneider Kreuznach Xenon 50mm F0.95

Leica M8 + Schneider Kreuznach Xenon 50mm F0.95 (modified Leica M mount)


It was a C-mount lens for the 16mm film. I found it with eBay, and got it.

Then, The lens was modified by a Japanese specialist "Mr. Miyazaki". It modified into the Leica M mount is focussing to 0.7m from infinity. But, There aren't any focus indication on the barrel.


Lens Construction : 6 groups 8elements

Smallest Aperture : close (indication F11)

Picture Angle : 45° ?

Aperture Blades : 6

Nearest Distance : 0.7m (It works with the range finder!!!)

Diameter x Length : φ62mm x 88mm

Filter Size : 58mm

Weight : nearly 800g

Mount : Leica M mount


so... I think it's the dream lens!!


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Taken on August 26, 2008