Playing with photography equipment is not a required course for photography. But a lens like an artwork can convey a mysterious energy. Leica sleica summilux 35 1.4 v1 steel rim is known as Leica’s most beautiful lens and the most luxurious lens in the 135 camera. The exterior design is beautiful, made of brass, exquisite lettering, it is indeed a work of art.
luxury steel rim
The steel ring in front of the lens makes the lens very luxurious, especially with the hood. Its focusing finger handle is smooth and beautiful.
Leica summilux 35 1.4 v1 steel rim versions
The aperture ring is flat and has no resistance lines. There are only 2 prototypes, one for m2 version in the Leica Museum, and the other for m3 version in the private, top-level collection.
Black leica summilux 35 1.4 v1 steel rim
The black body has a silver front ring and silver bayonet. There are versions for m2 and for m3. They are very rare collectibles.