Focal length: 135mm
Mount: Leitz M
Aperture: F 4.5 - F 32
Min focus distance: 1.5m
Length (from flange): 127/142mm [+ 12mm for the adapter]
A7 and the lens.
Extended to closest focus.
The lens has a beautiful multi-blade iris.
Sample pictures: You may click
on the sample image (except closest focus) for full resolution. The
full resolution image opens in a new window, so you can keep it open
for comparison. Focus is on the
dish in the center of the photo. Photos taken on a glaring bright summer day.
Closest focus is 140cm (!) from
edge of the lens, F 8. Focus on
the setting wheel of the camera.
This old lens
was sold with M39 or Leitz M mount. Wide open it's just fine, a hint of shade and just a bit of softness towards the edges.
Stopped down it's even better, a sharp lens.
The lens has no
close focussing capablities. Seen the other 135mm lenses, this one is
small in diameter, but long and very heavy. According to the number
this is a late one from 1956. The Hektor has been built from 1933 to
1960. It's one of the cheapest Leica lenses, seen its capabilities it's