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Prototype 1964 Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 is Expected to Sell for $500K

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

A prototype Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1.2 from 1964 is expected to sell for $500,000 at the Leitz Photographica Auction next week. The rare lens informed the design of the first mass-produced 35mm lens to feature aspherical elements which was introduced in 1966.
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