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Leica Screw Mount Serial Numbers 1923-1965

The raw data was supplied courtesy of Leica, by Mr. Horst Braun with the approval of Leica's CEO, Mr. Cohn.   I'm sure I'm speaking for all Leica enthusiasts in thanking them for their help and generosity in sharing this information.   I sorted and edited the raw data into its present form to enhance readability.  In some cases notes were added and wording revised for clarity.  

This data was taken from the Leica Production book.  It is NOT the same as some other lists, which lists more Luxus models and more military production.  Mr. Braun explained: 

"the ser.nr. from my list are all out of the production book. The number blocks where always allocated for one production run of a certain amount of cameras. It is however possible, that in one number block not all numbers where used (cameras produced) or will be used.

Our official records list only (I LUXUS) from 34803 to 34817. It is of course possible, that Leica (Leitz) did goldplate one or more cameras on special request of customers. This however has not been recorded afterwards in the production list. But a additional number block for gold plated cameras has never been allocated."

In other words, this list is as accurate as we can depend on, though perhaps not 100% accurate.  Cameras assembled in Midland (Ernst Leitz Canada aka ELC) were very seldom engraved Midland.

Leica offered factory upgrades for earlier cameras until at least the middle 1950's. 
Many cameras were sent back to the factory to be converted to the latest model.  The converted camera would keep the original camera's serial number.   This explains why your camera may have left the factory as a black A, II or III, but is now a black or chrome Leica II, III, IIIa, IIIc, or IIIf.  Conversions may have been done to IIId or IIIg, but I personally have never seen one.  The most interesting conversions for me are converted black IIIa, IIIc, and IIIf -- models that were not usually produced in black.

Other than the calculated Batch numbers, color coded table form, and notes added occasionally for clarity  this data is substantially the same as it was given to me by Leica. Notes added are labled "Ed."    After comparing this data to many other sources, I believe that this list presently combines a number of models into the "Leica 1" heading, including many Standard "C" models and non standard "C" models.    I am   working on correcting the problem, as  well working on a second list sorted and subtotaled by type.  

Del. Date Model Starting # Ending # Batch

1923

Leica I  Ed: Prototypes

100

130

31

1925

Leica I  Ed:1st Production

131

1000

870

1926

Leica I

1001

2445

1445

1926/27

Leica I

2446

5433

2988

1928

Leica I

5434

5700

267

1926/29

Compur Leica

5700

6300

601

1928

Leica I

6301

13100

6800

1929

Compur Leica

13101

13300

200

1929

Leica I

13301

21478

8178

1930

Compur Leica

21479

21810

332

1930

Leica I

21811

34450

12640

1930

Compur Leica

34451

34802

352

1930

Leica Luxus Gold   Ed: the only official Luxus #'s

34803

34817

15

1930

Leica I

34818

60000

25183

1931

Leica I

60001

71199

11199

1-Feb-32

Leica II

71200

101000

29801

21-Oct-32

Standard black

101001

106000

5000

1936

IIIa

104951

196200

91250

1933

Leica II

106001

107600

1600

1934

Leica III

107601

107757

157

1934

Leica II

107758

108650

893

1933

Leica III

108651

108700

50

1933

Leica II

108701

109000

300

1933

Leica III

109001

111550

2550

1933

II chrome

111551

111580

30

1933

Leica III

111581

112000

420

1933

II chrome

112001

112500

500

1934

Leica III

112501

114400

1900

1933

Reporter

114051

114052

2

1934

Leica III

114053

114400

348

1933

I chrome  Ed: NUMBERS RECORDED INCORRECTLY

114401

114050

???

1933

II chrome

114401

115300

900

1934

Leica III

115301

115650

350

1934

II chrome

115651

115900

250

1934

Standard chrome

115901

116000

100

1933

III chrome

116001

123000

7000

1934

Standard black

123001

123580

580

1933

III chrome

123581

124800

1220

24-Nov-33

III chrome

124801

126200

1400

24-Nov-33

Leica III

126201

126800

600

1934

Leica III

126801

137400

10600

1934

Standard black

137401

137625

225

1934

III chrome

137626

138700

1075

1934

Standard chrome

138701

138950

250

1934

III chrome

138951

139900

950

1934

Standard black

139901

139950

50

1934

Leicas II

139951

140000

50

1934

III chrome

140001

141500

1500

1934

Standard black

141501

141850

350

1934

Leica II

141851

141900

50

1934

III chrome

141901

142250

350

1934

Leica II

142251

142350

100

1934

Leica III

142351

142500

150

1934

Standard black

142501

142700

200

1934

Leica III

142701

143425

725

1934

II chrome

143426

143750

325

1934

Leica I

143751

143900

150

1934

Leica III

143901

144200

300

1934

Leica II

144201

144400

200

1934

Leica I

144401

144500

100

1934

Leica III

144501

145600

1100

1934

Leica I

145601

145800

200

1934

Leica III

145801

146200

400

1934

Leica II

146201

146375

175

1934

Leica III

146376

146675

300

1934

Leica II

146676

146775

100

1934

Leica III

146776

147000

225

1934

Standard black

147001

147075

75

1934

Leica II

147076

147175

100

1934

I chrome

147176

147875

700

1934

II chrome

147876

148025

150

1934

III chrome

148026

148850

825

1934

II chrome

148851

148950

100

1935

III chrome

148951

149350

400

1934/35

I chrome

149351

149450

100

1934/35

II chrome

149451

149550

100

1935

III chrome

149551

150000

450

1934/36

Reporter

150001

150200

200

14-Jul-36

Reporter with 1000th onward

150125

. .

1934/35

III chrome

150201

150850

650

1935

Leica I

150851

151100

250

1935

Leica III

151101

151225

125

1935

Leica II

151226

151300

75

1935

Leica III

151301

152500

1200

1935

I chrome

152501

152600

100

1935

III chrome

152601

153175

575

1935

Leica II

153176

153225

50

1935

Leica III

153226

153550

325

1935

Leica II

153551

153700

150

1935

Leica III

153701

154150

450

1935

Leica II

154151

154200

50

1935

Leica III

154201

154800

600

1935

I chrome

154801

154900

100

1935

Leica III

154901

156200

1300

1935

III a 1/1000

156201

156850

650

1935

Leica III

156851

157250

400

1935

Leica II

157251

157400

150

1935

III a

157401

158300

900

1935

Leica I

158301

158350

50

1935

Leica II

158351

158400

50

1935

III a

158401

158650

250

1935

Leica III

158651

159000

350

1935

IIIa

159001

159200

200

1935

Leica I

159201

159350

150

1935

Leica III

159351

159550

200

1935

IIIa

159551

159625

75

1935

Leica III

159626

159675

50

1935

IIIa

159676

160325

650

1935

Leica III

160326

160375

50

1935

IIIa

160376

160450

75

1935

Leica II

160451

160700

250

1935

Leica I

160701

161150

450

1935

Leica II

161151

161450

300

1935

IIIa

161451

161550

100

1935

Leica III

161551

161600

50

1935

IIIa

161601

161800

200

1935

Leica III chrome

161801

161950

150

1935

IIIa

161951

162100

150

1935

Leica III

162101

162175

75

1935

IIIa

162176

162350

175

1935

Leica III

162351

162400

50

1935

IIIa

162401

162500

100

1935

Leica III

162501

162625

125

1935

IIIa

162626

162675

50

1935

Leica III

162676

162750

75

1935

IIIa

162751

162800

50

1935

Leica III

162801

162825

25

1935

IIIa

162826

162925

100

1935

Leica III

162926

162975

50

1935

IIIa

162976

163050

75

1935

Leica III

163051

163100

50

1935

IIIa

163101

163225

125

1935

Leica III

163226

163250

25

1935

IIIa

163251

163400

150

1935

Leica I

163401

163450

50

1935

IIIa

163451

163550

100

1935

Leica III

163551

163775

225

1935

IIIa

163776

163950

175

1935

Leica I

163951

164150

200

1935

IIIa

164151

164275

125

1935

Leica III

164276

164675

400

1935

IIIa

164676

164900

225

1935

Leica II

164901

165000

100

1935

Leica III

165001

165100

100

1935

Leica II

165101

165300

200

1935

Leica I

165301

165500

200

1935

Leica III

165501

165975

475

1935

IIIa

165976

166075

100

1935

Leica III

166076

166600

525

1935

IIIa

166601

166750

150

1935

Leica III

166751

166900

150

1935

IIIa

166901

167050

150

1935

Leica III

167051

167175

125

1935

IIIa

167176

167200

25

1935

Leica III

167201

167225

25

1935

IIIa

167226

167700

475

1935

Leica III

167701

167750

50

1935

Leica I

167751

168000

250

1935

Leica II

168001

168200

200

1935

Leica III

168201

168250

50

1935

IIIa

168251

168325

75

1935

Leica III

168326

168400

75

1935

IIIa

168401

168500

100

1935

Leica III

168501

168600

100

1935

IIIa

168601

168725

125

1935

Leica III

168726

168750

25

1935

IIIa

168751

168850

100

1935

Leica I

168851

169000

150

1935

Leica III

169001

169200

200

1935

Leica I

169201

169350

150

1935

Leica II

169351

169450

100

1935

Leica III

169451

169550

100

1935

Leica II

169551

169650

100

1935

IIIa

169651

170150

500

1935

Leica III

170151

170500

350

1935

IIIa

170501

171300

800

1935

Leica II

171301

171550

250

1935

Leica I

171551

171900

350

1935

IIIa

171901

172250

350

1935

Leica III

172251

172300

50

1935

IIIa

172301

172350

50

1935

Leica III

172351

172600

250

1935

Leica II

172601

172800

200

1935

Leica I

172801

173000

200

1935

IIIa

173001

173125

125

1935

Leica III

173126

173176

51

1935

IIIa

173177

173425

249

1935

Leica III

173426

173475

50

1935

IIIa

173476

173500

25

1935

Leica I

173501

173650

150

1935

IIIa

173651

173675

25

1935

Leica III

173676

173725

50

1935

IIIa

173726

173825

100

1935

Leica III

173826

173900

75

1935

IIIa

173901

174025

125

1935

Leica III

174026

174075

50

1935

IIIa

174076

174100

25

1935

Leica III

174101

174125

25

1935

IIIa

174126

174150

25

1935

Leica III

174151

174400

250

1935

Leica II

174401

174650

250

1935

IIIa

174651

174675

25

1935

Leica III

174676

174750

75

1935

IIIa

174751

174950

200

1935

Leica III

174951

175125

175

1935

IIIa

175126

175200

75

1935

Leica III

175201

175350

150

1935

IIIa

175351

175450

100

1935

Leica III

175451

175500

50

1935

Leica I

175501

175700

200

1935

Leica III

175701

175750

50

1935

IIIa

175751

175850

100

1935

Leica III

175851

175900

50

1935

IIIa

175901

176100

200

1935

Leica III

176101

176150

50

1935

IIIa

176151

176250

100

1935

Leica III

176251

176300

50

1935

IIIa

176301

176600

300

1935

Leica III

176601

177000

400

1935

IIIa

177001

177400

400

1935

Leica III

177401

177550

150

1935

IIIa

177551

177600

50

!935

Leica III

177601

177700

100

1935

Leica I

177701

177800

100

1935

IIIa

177801

177900

100

1935

Leica III

177901

178000

100

1935

IIIa

178001

178100

100

1935

Leica III

178101

178250

150

1935

IIIa

178251

178550

300

1935

Leica III

178551

178600

50

1935

IIIa

178601

179200

600

1935

Leica III

179201

179250

50

1935

IIIa

179251

179500

250

1935

Leica II

179501

179575

75

1935

Leica I

179576

179800

225

1935

Leica II

179801

179900

100

1935

IIIa

179901

180100

200

1935

Leica III

180101

180400

300

1935

IIIa

180401

180475

75

1935

Leica III

180476

180700

225

1935

Leica I

180701

180800

100

1935

Leica II

180801

181000

200

1935

IIIa

181001

181450

450

1935

Leica III

181451

181550

100

1935

IIIa

181551

181600

50

1935

Leica III

181601

181700

100

1935

IIIa

181701

182000

300

1935

Leica III

182001

182050

50

1935

IIIa

182051

182300

250

1935

Leica III

182301

182350

50

1935

IIIa

182351

182500

150

1935

Leica I

182501

182700

200

1935

Leica II

182701

182850

150

1935

IIIa

182851

183500

650

1935

Leica II

183501

183600

100

1935/36

Leica I

183601

183750

150

1936

IIIa

183751

184400

650

1936

Leica III

184401

184450

50

1936

IIIa

184451

184700

250

1936

Leica III

184701

184750

50

1936

IIIa

184751

184800

50

1936

Leica III

184801

184950

150

1936

IIIa

184951

185200

250

1936

Leica III

185201

185350

150

1936

Leica II

185351

185500

150

1936

Leica I

185501

185650

150

1936

Leica III

185651

185700

50

1936

Leica I

185701

185800

100

1936

IIIa

185801

186100

300

1936

Leica III

186101

186200

100

1936

IIIa

186201

186500

300

1936

Leica III

186501

186550

50

1936

IIIa

186551

186800

250

1936

Leica III

186801

186900

100

1936

IIIa

186901

186950

50

1936

Leica III

186951

187000

50

1936

IIIa

187001

187100

100

1936

Leica III

187101

187200

100

1936

IIIa

187201

187400

200

1936

Leica III

187401

187500

100

1936

Leica II

187501

187650

150

1936

Leica III

187651

187775

125

1936

IIIa

187776

187785

10

1936

Leica III

187786

187850

65

1936

IIIa

187851

188100

250

1936

Leica III

188101

188300

200

1936

Leica I

188301

188600

300

1936

Leica II

188601

188750

150

1936

IIIa

188751

189300

550

1936

Leica III

189301

189475

175

1936

IIIa

189476

189800

325

1936

Leica III

189801

189900

100

1936

IIIa

189901

190200

300

1936

Leica III

190201

190500

300

1936

IIIa

190501

190700

200

1936

Leica III

190701

190900

200

1936

IIIa

190901

191100

200

1936

Leica III

191101

191200

100

1936

Leica II

191201

191300

100

1936

IIIa

191301

191350

50

1936

Leica III

191351

191500

150

1936

Leica II

191501

191650

150

1936

Leica I

191651

191750

100

1936

Leica III

191751

191850

100

1936

IIIa

191851

192100

250

1936

Leica III

192101

192400

300

1936

IIIa

192401

192500

100

1936

Leica III

192501

192800

300

1936

Leica II

192801

192950

150

1936

IIIa

192951

193200

250

1936

Leica I

193201

193450

250

1936

IIIa

193451

193500

50

1936

Leica III

193501

193600

100

1936

IIIa

193601

194300

700

1936

Leica III

194301

194650

350

1936

Leica II

194651

194850

200

1936

Leica I

194851

194950

100

1936

Leica III

196201

196300

100

1936

IIIa

196301

196400

100

1936

Leica II

196401

196550

150

1936

Leica I

196551

196750

200

1936

IIIa

196751

197400

650

1936

Leica I

197401

197500

100

1936

IIIa

197501

197550

50

1936

Leica III

197551

197800

250

1936

IIIa

197801

198200

400

1936

Leica III

198201

198400

200

1936

IIIa

198401

198800

400

1936

Leica III

198801

198900

100

1936

IIIa

198901

199200

300

1936

Leica III

199201

199300

100

1936

IIIa

199301

199500

200

1936

Leica III

199501

199600

100

1936

Leica II

199601

199800

200

1936

IIIa

199801

200100

300

1936

Leica III

200101

200200

100

1936

IIIa

200201

200500

300

1936

Leica II

200501

200650

150

1936

Leica I

200651

200750

100

1936

Leica III

200751

201100

350

1936

Leica III

201101

201200

100

1936

IIIa

201201

201300

100

1936

Leica III

201301

201400

100

1936

IIIa

201401

201600

200

1936

Leica I

201601

201700

100

1936

IIIa

201701

202300

600

1936

Leica II

202301

202450

150

1936

IIIa

202451

202600

150

1936

Leica III

202601

202700

100

1936

IIIa

202701

202800

100

1936

Leica II

202801

202900

100

1936

IIIa

202901

203100

200

1936

Leica III

203101

203300

200

1936

Leica I

203301

203400

100

1936

IIIa

203401

204100

700

1936

Leica III

204101

204200

100

1936

IIIa

204201

204300

100

1936

Leica II

204301

204500

200

1936

Leica III

204501

204600

100

1936

IIIa

204601

204800

200

1936

Leica III

204801

205000

200

1936

IIIa

205001

205100

100

1936

Leica III

205101

205300

200

1936

IIIa

205301

205400

100

1936

Leica II

205401

205500

100

1936

Leica I

205501

205700

200

1936

IIIa

205701

207300

1600

1936

Leica II

207301

207400

100

1936

Leica I

207401

207600

200

1936

Leica III

207601

207800

200

1936

IIIa

207801

208000

200

1936

Leica III

208001

208300

300

1936

IIIa

208301

208600

300

1936

Leica III

208601

208800

200

1936

IIIa

208801

209000

200

1936

Leica III

209001

209600

600

1936

Leica II

209601

209900

300

1936

IIIa

209901

210100

200

1936

Leica III

210101

210200

100

1936

IIIa

210201

210400

200

1936

Leica I

210401

210900

500

1936

Leica III

210901

211000

100

1936

IIIa

211001

211600

600

1936

Leica III

211601

211700

100

1936

IIIa

211701

211800

100

1936

Leica II

211801

211900

100

1936

IIIa

211901

212400

500

1936

Leica I

212401

212700

300

1936

IIIa

212701

212800

100

1936

Leica III

212801

213200

400

1936

IIIa

213201

213300

100

1936

Leica I

213301

213600

300

1936

Leica II

213601

213700

100

1936

IIIa

213701

214400

700

1936

Leica I

214401

214800

400

1936

IIIa

214801

215300

500

1936

Leica III

215301

216000

700

1936

IIIa

216001

216300

300

1936

Leica II

216301

216500

200

1936

IIIa

216501

216800

300

1936

Leica III

216801

217000

200

1936

IIIa

217001

217200

200

1936

Leica III

217201

217300

100

1936

Leica I

217301

217500

200

1936

Leica III

217501

217700

200

1936/37

Leica II

217701

217900

200

1936/37

IIIa

217901

218300

400

1936

Leica II

218301

218700

400

1936

Leica III

218701

218800

100

1936

IIIa

218801

219600

800

1936

Leica II

219601

219800

200

1936

IIIa

219801

219900

100

1936

Leica III

219901

220000

100

1936

IIIa

220001

220300

300

1937

Leica II

220301

220500

200

1936

IIIa

220501

220600

100

1936

Leica III

220601

220700

100

1936

IIIa

220701

220900

200

1936

Leica III

220901

221000

100

1936

IIIa

221001

221300

300

1936

Leica III

221301

221400

100

1936

IIIa

221401

222150

750

1936

Leica III

222157

222200

44

1936

IIIa

222201

222300

100

1937

Leica I

222301

222700

400

1937

Leica II

222701

223000

300

1937

Leica III

223001

223300

300

1936

IIIa

223301

223600

300

1936

Leica III

223601

223700

100

1936/37

IIIa

223701

224600

900

1936/37

Leica I

224601

224800

200

1936/37

IIIa

224801

224900

100

1936/37

Leica III

224901

225000

100

1936/37

IIIa

225001

225200

200

1936/37

Leica III

225201

225300

100

1936/37

IIIa

225301

225400

100

1936/37

Leica III

225401

225600

200

1936/37

IIIa

225601

226300

700

1936/37

Leica III

226301

226400

100

1936/37

IIIa

226401

227000

600

1936/37

Leica III

227001

227050

50

1936/37

IIIa

227051

227600

550

1936/37

Leica III

227601

227650

50

1936/37

IIIa

227651

231500

3850

1936/37

Leica III

231501

231600

100

1936/37

IIIa

231601

231800

200

1936/37

Leica III

231801

231900

100

1936/37

IIIa

231901

232200

300

1936/37

Leica III

232201

232500

300

1936/37

IIIa

232501

232800

300

1936/37

Leica III

232801

232900

100

1936/37

IIIa

232901

233400

500

1936/37

Leica III

233401

233500

100

1936/37

Leica I

233501

233700

200

1936/37

Leica III

233701

233800

100

1936/37

IIIa

233801

234000

200

1936/37

Leica II

234001

234100

100

1936/37

Leica III

234101

234200

100

1936/37

IIIa

234201

234500

300

1936/37

Leica III

234501

234600

100

1937

IIIa

234601

235100

500

1937

Leica III

235101

235200

100

1937

IIIa

235201

235800

600

1937

Leica III

235801

235875

75

1937

IIIa

235876

236200

325

1937

Leica III

236201

236300

100

1937

IIIa

236301

236500

200

1937

Leica II

236501

236700

200

1937

IIIa

236701

236800

100

1937

Leica III

236801

236900

100

1937

IIIa

236901

237000

100

1937

Leica III

237001

237200

200

1937

IIIa

237201

237500

300

1937

Leica III

237501

237600

100

1937

IIIa

237601

238000

400

1937

Leica III

238001

238100

100

1937

IIIa

238101

238500

400

1937

Leica III

238501

238600

100

1937

IIIa

238601

238800

200

1937

Leica III

238801

238825

25

1937

IIIa

238826

238900

75

1937

Leica III

238901

239000

100

1937

IIIa

239001

239100

100

1937

Leica III

239101

239300

200

1937

IIIa serial exists 2x

239202

.

1

1937

IIIa

239301

239400

100

1937

Leica III

239401

239600

200

1937

IIIa

239601

239700

100

1937

Leica III

239701

239800

100

1937

Leica I

239801

240000

200

1937/38

Leica IIIb

240001

241000

1000

1937/38

IIIa

241001

241100

100

1937/38

Leica III

241101

241300

200

1937/38

IIIa

241301

241500

200

1937/38

Leica II

241501

241700

200

1937/38

Leica I

241701

241900

200

1937/38

Leica II

241901

242000

100

1937/38

Leica IIIb

242001

243000

1000

1937/38

IIIa

243001

243400

400

1937/38

Leica III

243401

243500

100

1937

IIIa

243401

253500

10100

1937/38

Leica II

243501

243800

300

1937/38

IIIa

243801

244100

300

1937/38

Leica III

244101

244200

100

1937/38

Leica I

244201

244400

200

1937/38

Leica III

244401

244600

200

1937/38

IIIa

244601

244800

200

1937/38

Leica I

244801

245000

200

1937/38

IIIa

245001

245100

100

1937/38

Leica III

245101

245300

200

1937/38

IIIa

245301

246200

900

1937/38

Leica III

246201

246300

100

1937/38

IIIa

246301

246400

100

1937/38

Leica III

246401

246500

100

1937/38

Leica II

246501

246700

200

1937/38

IIIa

246701

247500

800

1937/38

Leica II

247501

247600

100

1937/38

IIIa

247601

248300

700

1937/38

Leica II

248301

248400

100

1937/38

Leica I

248401

248600

200

1937

IIIa

248601

248900

300

1937

Leica III

248901

249000

100

1937

IIIa

249001

249200

200

1937

Leica II

249201

249400

200

1937

Leica III

249401

249500

100

1937

Leica I

249501

249700

200

1937

IIIa

249701

249800

100

1937

Leica III

249801

249900

100

1937

IIIa

249901

250300

400

1937

Leica III

250301

250400

100

1937

IIIa

250401

251200

800

1937

Leica II

251201

251300

100

1937

Leica I

251301

251500

200

1937

IIIa

251501

251600

100

1937

Leica II

251601

251800

200

1937

Leica III

251801

252000

200

1937

Leica II

252001

252200

200

1937

IIIa

252201

252900

700

1937

Leica III

252901

253000

100

1937

IIIa

253001

253200

200

1937

Leica III

253201

253400

200

1937

Leica III

253501

253600

100

1937

Leica I

253601

253800

200

1937

IIIa

253801

254000

200

1937

Leica III

254001

254200

200

1937

IIIa

254201

254600

400

1937

Leica II

254601

254800

200

1937

Leica III

254801

254900

100

1937

IIIa

254901

256400

1500

1937

Leica I

256401

256600

200

1937

IIIa

256601

256800

200

1937

Leica III

256801

256900

100

1937

IIIa

256901

257400

500

1937

Leica III

257401

257525

125

1937

IIIa

257526

257600

75

1937

Leica I

257601

257800

200

1937

Leica III

257801

258200

400

1937

IIIa

258201

259500

1300

1937

Leica II

259501

259800

300

1937

Leica I

259801

259900

100

1937

IIIa

259901

260000

100

1937

Reporter

260001

260100

100

1937

IIIa

260101

260200

100

1937

Leica III

260201

260600

400

1937

IIIa

260601

260800

200

1937

Leica III

260801

260900

100

1937

IIIa

260901

261200

300

1937

Leica III

261201

261300

100

1937

IIIa

261301

261500

200

1937

Leica III

261501

261600

100

1937

IIIa

261601

261800

200

1937

Leica I

261801

262000

200

1937

IIIa

262001

262800

800

1937

Leica III

262801

263000

200

1937

IIIa

263001

263600

600

1937

Leica II

263601

263900

300

1937

Leica III

263901

264000

100

1937

IIIa

264001

264800

800

1937

Leica I

264801

265000

200

1938

Leica IIIb

265001

266000

1000

1937

IIIa

266001

266100

100

1937

Leica III

266101

266200

100

1937

IIIa

266201

266400

200

1937

Leica III

266401

266500

100

1937

Leica II

266501

266800

300

1937

IIIa

266801

266900

100

1937

Leica III

266901

267000

100

1937

IIIa

267001

267700

700

1937/38

Leica III

267701

267800

100

1937/38

IIIa

267801

267900

100

1938

Leica I

267901

268000

100

1937/38

IIIa

268001

268100

100

1938

Leica III

268101

268200

100

1937

IIIa

268201

268400

200

1938

Leica III

268401

268500

100

1938

IIIa

268501

268700

200

1938

Leica III

268701

268800

100

1938

IIIa

268801

269300

500

1938

Leica III

269301

269400

100

1938

IIIa

269401

269600

200

1938

Leica III

269601

269700

100

1938

IIIa

269701

270100

400

1938

Leica II

270001

271100

1100

1938

Leica III   Ed: the largest batch ever of allocated Leica #'s !

270101

370200

100100

1938

IIIa

270201

270300

100

1938

Leica III

270301

270400

100

1938

IIIa

270401

271000

600

1938

Leica III

270701

271800

1100

1938

Leica I

271101

271600

500

1938

Leica II

271601

271700

100

1938

IIIa

271801

272300

500

1938

Leica II

272301

272400

100

1938

IIIa

272401

274800

2400

1938

Leica III

274801

275200

400

1938

IIIa

275201

275350

150

1938

Leica II

275351

275650

300

1938

IIIa

275651

275675

25

1938

Leica III

275676

275700

25

1938

IIIa

275701

275800

100

1938

Leica III

275801

276400

600

1938

IIIa

276401

277000

600

1938

Leica III

277001

277100

100

1938

IIIa

277101

277500

400

1938

Leica I

277501

277900

400

1938

Leica II

277901

278100

200

1938

Leica III

278101

278200

100

1938

IIIa

278201

278500

300

1938

Leica III

278501

278525

25

1938

IIIa

278526

278550

25

1938

Leica III

278551

278600

50

1938

Leica I

278601

278800

200

1938

IIIa

278801

279000

200

1938

Leica III

279001

279200

200

1938

Leica II

279201

279400

200

1938

IIIa

279401

280000

600

1938

Leica IIIb

280001

286500

6500

1938

Leica I

286501

286800

300

1938

Leica III

286801

287000

200

1938

IIIa

287001

287200

200

1938

Leica III

287201

287300

100

1938

IIIa

287301

287400

100

1938

Leica II

287401

287600

200

1938

IIIa

287601

288000

400

1938/39

Leica IIIb

288001

290200

2200

1938

IIIa

290201

290500

300

1938

Leica III

290501

290800

300

1938

IIIa

290801

291000

200

1938

Leica I

291001

291200

200

1938

IIIa

291201

291500

300

1938

Leica III

291501

291600

100

1938

IIIa

291601

291800

200

1938

Leica I

291801

292000

200

1938

Leica II

292001

292200

200

1938

Leica I

292201

292400

200

1938

IIIa

292401

292600

200

1938

Leica III

292601

292700

100

1938

IIIa

292701

293000

300

1938

Leica III

293001

293100

100

1938

IIIa

293101

293200

100

1938

Leica III

293201

293400

200

1938

Leica II

293401

293500

100

1938

IIIa

293501

293900

400

1938

Leica I

293901

294000

100

1939

Leica IIIb

294001

294600

600

1938

Leica II

294601

294800

200

1938

Leica III

294801

294900

100

1938

IIIa

294901

295100

200

1938

Leica III

295101

295200

100

1938

IIIa

295201

295300

100

1938

Leica I

295301

295400

100

1938

Leica III

295401

295500

100

1938

IIIa

295501

296000

500

1938

Leica II

296001

296200

200

1938

IIIa

296201

296500

300

1938

Leica III

296501

296600

100

1938

Leica I

296601

296900

300

1938

Leica II

296901

297100

200

1938

IIIa

297101

297200

100

1938

Leica III

297201

297400

200

1938

IIIa

297401

297900

500

1938

Leica III

297901

298000

100

1938

IIIa

298001

299000

1000

1938

Leica III

299001

299200

200

1938

IIIa

299201

299500

300

1938

Leica III

299501

299600

100

1938

IIIa

299601

299800

200

1938

Leica III

299801

299900

100

1938

Leica I

299901

300000

100

1938

Reporter

300001

300100

100

1938

Leica I

300101

300200

100

1938

Leica II

300201

300300

100

1938

Leica I

300301

300400

100

1938

IIIa

300401

300700

300

1938

Leica III

300701

300800

100

1938

IIIa

300801

301000

200

1938

Leica III

301001

301100

100

1938

IIIa

301101

301400

300

1938

Leica III

301401

301500

100

1938

Leica III

301501

301600

100

1938

Leica I

301601

301700

100

1938

Leica III

301701

301800

100

1938

IIIa

301801

301900

100

1938

Leica III

301901

302000

100

1938

IIIa

302001

302500

500

1938

Leica II

302501

302800

300

1938

Leica III

302801

302900

100

1938

IIIa

302901

303200

300

1938

Leica III

303201

303300

100

1938

IIIa

303301

303700

400

1938

Leica II

303701

303800

100

1938

Leica I

303801

303900

100

1938

IIIa

303901

304400

500

1938

Leica III

304401

304500

100

1938

IIIa

304501

304700

200

1938

Leica III

304701

304800

100

1938

IIIa

304801

304900

100

1938

Leica III

304901

305000

100

1938

IIIa

305001

305600

600

1938

Leica III

305601

305700

100

1938

Leica I

305701

305800

100

1938

IIIa

305801

306200

400

1938

Leica III

306201

306300

100

1938

Leica II

306301

306500

200

1938

Leica III

306501

306600

100

1938

IIIa

306601

306800

200

1938

Leica III

306801

307000

200

1938

IIIa

307001

307500

500

1938

Leica I

307501

308000

500

1938

IIIa

308001

308100

100

1938

Leica III

308101

308200

100

1938

Leica II

308201

308300

100

1938

Leica I

308301

308500

200

1938

Leica III

308501

308600

100

1938

IIIa

308601

308700

100

1938

Leica III

308701

308800

100

1938

IIIa

308801

309000

200

1938

Leica I

309001

309200

200

1938

IIIa

309201

309300

100

1938

Leica III

309301

309400

100

1938

IIIa

309401

309500

100

1938

Leica II

309501

309700

200

1938/39

IIIa

309701

310000

300

1938/39

Leica III

310001

310200

200

1938/39

IIIa

310201

310400

200

1938/39

Leica III

310401

310500

100

1939

IIIa

310501

310600

100

1938/39

Leica III

310601

311000

400

1938

Leica II

311001

311200

200

1939

IIIa

311201

311400

200

1939

Leica III

311401

311700

300

1939

IIIa

311701

311800

100

1939

Leica III

311801

311900

100

1939

IIIa

311901

312000

100

1939

Leica I

312001

312200

200

1939

IIIa

312201

312400

200

1939

Leica III

312401

312500

100

1939

Leica I

312501

312800

300

1939

IIIa

312801

313000

200

1939

Leica III

313001

313100

100

1939

IIIa

313101

313200

100

1939

Leica III

313201

313300

100

1939

IIIa

313301

313400

100

1939

Leica I

313401

313500

100

1939

Leica III

313501

313600

100

1939

Leica III

313601

314000

400

1939

Leica III

314001

314100

100

1939

Leica II

314101

314300

200

1939

Leica I

314301

314500

200

1939

Leica II

314501

314600

100

1939

Leica III

314601

314700

100

1939

IIIa

314701

314800

100

1939

Leica III

314801

314900

100

1939

IIIa

314901

315000

100

1939

Leica II

315001

315100

100

1939

IIIa

315101

315400

300

1939

Leica II

315401

315500

100

1939

IIIa

315501

315700

200

1939

Leica III

315701

315800

100

1939

IIIa

315801

316100

300

1939

Leica III

316101

316400

300

1939

IIIa

316401

316700

300

1939

Leica I

316701

316900

200

1939

Leica II

316901

317000

100

1939

Leica IIIb

317001

318000

1000

1939

IIIa

318001

318200

200

1939

Leica II

318201

318300

100

1939

Leica I

318301

318500

200

1939

Leica II

318501

318800

300

1939

IIIa

318801

318900

100

1939

Leica III

318901

319000

100

1939

Leica IIIb

319001

320000

1000

1939

Leica II

320001

320200

200

1939

Leica III

320201

320400

200

1939

IIIa

320401

320600

200

1939

Leica II

320601

320700

100

1939

Leica I

320701

321000

300

1939

Leica IIIb

321001

322000

1000

1939

Leica II

322001

322200

200

1939

Leica I

322201

322700

500

1939

IIIa

322701

322800

100

1939

Leica III

322801

323000

200

1939

Leica IIIb

323001

324000

1000

1939

Reporter

324001

324100

100

1939

IIIa

324101

324700

600

1939

Leica III

324701

324800

100

1939

Leica II

324801

325000

200

1939

IIIa

325001

325200

200

1939

Leica III

325201

325275

75

1939

IIIa

325276

325300

25

1939

Leica I

325301

325400

100

1939

IIIa

325401

325600

200

1939

Leica III

325601

325800

200

1939

IIIa

325801

325900

100

1939

Leica II

325901

326000

100

1939

Leica IIIb

326001

327000

1000

1939

Leica II

327001

327200

200

1939

Leica III

327201

327400

200

1939

IIIa

327401

327500

100

1939

Leica III

327501

327600

100

1939

IIIa

327601

327800

200

1939

Leica I

327801

328000

200

1939

Leica IIIb

328001

329000

1000

1939

Leica I

329001

329400

400

1939

Leica II

329401

329600

200

1939

IIIa

329601

329800

200

1939

Leica III

329801

329900

100

1939

IIIa

329901

330000

100

1939

Leica III

330001

330200

200

1939

Leica II

330201

330300

100

1939

Leica I

330301

330500

200

1939

Leica III

330501

330700

200

1939

IIIa

330701

330800

100

1939

Leica I

330801

331000

200

1939

Leica IIIb

331001

332000

1000

1939

IIIa

332001

332500

500

1939

Leica III

332501

332600

100

1939

IIIa

332601

333000

400

1939

Leica III

333001

333100

100

1939

IIIa

333101

333300

200

1939

Leica I

333301

333600

300

1939

Leica IIIb

333601

334000

400

1939

Leica III

334001

334200

200

1939

IIIa

334201

334400

200

1939

Leica III

334401

334600

200

1939

IIIa

334601

335000

400

1939/40

Leica IIIb

335001

337000

2000

1939

Leica II

337001

337200

200

1939

IIIa

337201

337400

200

1939

Leica III

337401

337500

100

1939

Leica III

337401

337500

100

1939

IIIa

337501

337900

400

1939

Leica II

337901

338100

200

1939

IIIa

338101

338200

100

1939

Leica III

338201

338600

400

1939

IIIa

338601

338900

300

1939

Leica III

338901

339000

100

1939/40

Leica IIIb

339001

340000

1000

1939

IIIa

340001

340200

200

1939

Leica III

340201

340400

200

1939

IIIa

340401

340600

200

1939

Leica III

340601

340700

100

1939

IIIa

340701

341000

300

1939/40

Leica II

341001

341300

300

1939

Leica I

341301

341500

200

1939

Leica III

341501

341700

200

1939

IIIa

341701

341900

200

1939

Leica III

341901

342000

100

1939

Leica I

342001

342200

200

1939

Leica III

342201

342300

100

1939

IIIa

342301

342900

600

1939

Leica III

342901

343100

200

1939

IIIa

343101

344000

900

1939/40

Leica IIIb

344001

348500

4500

1939/40

Leica I

348501

348600

100

1940

Leica IIIb

348601

349000

400

1940

Reporter

349001

349050

50

1940

Leica I

349051

349300

250

1940

Leica IIIb

349301

351100

1800

1940

Leica II

351101

351150

50

1940

Leica IIIb

351151

352000

850

1940

Leica II

352001

352100

100

1940

Leica I

352101

352150

50

1940

Leica II

352151

352300

150

1940/41/42

Reporter

352301

352500

200

1940/41/42

Leica II

352501

352900

400

1940/41/42

Leica I

352901

353600

700

1942/43

Reporter

353601

353800

200

1942-47

Leica I

353801

354000

200

1941-47

IIIa

354001

354050

50

1941-46

IIIa

354051

354075

25

1947

Leica II

354076

354100

25

1947

IIIa

354101

354200

100

1942-44

Leica II

354201

354400

200

1946

Leica IIIb

354401

355000

600

1947/48

Leica I

355001

355650

650

unknown

unknown

355651

356500

850

1947/48

IIIa

356501

356650

150

1947/48

Leica II

356651

356700

50

1948/50

IIIa

356701

357200

500

unknown

unknown maybe not used

357201

358500

1300

1948

Leica II

358501

358650

150

unknown

unknown maybe not used

358651

360000

1350

1940/42

IIId

360001

360100

100

1940

IIIc

360101

367000

6900

1941-44

IIIc

367001

367325

325

1945

IIIc

367326

367500

175

1940/41

IIIc

367501

368800

1300

1941

IIIc

368801

368950

150

1941

IIIc

368951

369000

50

1941

IIIc

369001

369050

50

1941

IIIc

369051

369450

400

1941/42

IIIc

369451

390000

20550

17.May1963

IIIc with Star by Serial #

369451

. .

1943-46

IIIc

390001

397650

7650

5-Nov-65

IIIc 200 pieces for modified cameras for internal use only, only. (Betriebskamera).  Ed: correct date, the last screwmounts, some later had Betriebskamera toplate replaced with standard IIIc toplate by Leitz employees.

397611

397810

200

unknown

unknown, maybe not used

397651

399999

2349

1946/47

IIIc

400000

440000

40001

1948-51

IIc

440001

449999

9999

1949

IIIc

450000

.

1

1951

IIc

450001

451000

1000

1951

IIf

451001

455000

4000

1949/50

Ic

455001

460000

5000

1948/49

IIIc

460001

465000

5000

1949

IIIc

465001

480000

15000

1949/50

IIIc

480001

495000

15000

1950

IIIc

495001

520000

25000

1950/51

Ic

520001

524000

4000

1950/51

IIIc

524001

525000

1000

1950/51

IIIf

525001

540000

15000

1951

IIIf

540001

560000

20000

1951

Ic

560001

562800

2800

1951

If

562801

565000

2200

1951

IIIf

565001

570000

5000

1951/52

IIf

570001

575000

5000

1952/53

If

575001

580000

5000

1951/52

IIIf

580001

610000

30000

1952

IIIf ELC

610001

611000

1000

1952/53

IIf

611001

615000

4000

1952/53

IIIf

615001

650000

35000

1953

IIf

650001

655000

5000

1953

IIIf

655001

673000

18000

1953/54

If

673001

674999

1999

1953

IIIf

675000

.

1

1953/54

IIf

675001

680000

5000

1954

IIf

680001

682000

2000

1955

If

682001

684000

2000

1953

IIIf ELC

684001

685000

1000

1954

IIIf with delay mechanism

685001

699999

14999

1954

IIIf with delay mechanism ELC

710001

711000

1000

1954

IIf

711001

713000

2000

1954

IIIf with delay mechanism

713001

729000

16000

1954

IIIf with delay mechanism ELC

729001

730000

1000

1955

If

760001

762000

2000

1955

IIf

762001

765000

3000

1955

IIIf with delay mechanism

765001

775000

10000

1955

IIIf ELC

773001

774000

1000

6/10/1957

If

780091

780100

10

1955

IIf

787001

789000

2000

1955

If

789001

790000

1000

1955

IIIf

790001

799000

9000

1956

IIf

799001

799999

999

1956

If

807501

808500

1000

1956

IIf

808501

810000

1500

1956

IIIf

810001

815000

5000

4/3/1956

If

815001

816000

1000

4/17/1956

IIf

820501

821500

1000

4/15/1956

IIf

821501

822000

500

6/15/1956

If

822001

823000

1000

11/24/1956

IIIf cold proof  (Ed:  Black Swedish IIIf for arctic)

822901

823000

100

8/11/1956

IIIf

823001

823500

500

5/29/1956

IIIf ELC

823501

823867

367

6/15/1956

IIIf

823868

825000

1133

6/15/1956

IIIg

825001

826000

1000

6/15/1956

IIIg

826001

829850

3850

1956

IIIf ELC

829751

829850

100

1956

IIIf ELC

837621

837720

100

10/29/1956

IIIg ELC

845001

845380

380

10/29/1956

IIIg

845381

851000

5620

1/8/1957

If

850901

851000

100

1/24/1957

IIIg

858001

861600

3600

3/22/1957

IIIg ELC

861601

862000

400

3/25/1957

IIIg

867001

871200

4200

6/1/1957

IIIg ELC

871201

872000

800

6/5/1957

IIIg

877001

882000

5000

8/2/1957

Ig

887001

888000

1000

8/13/1957

IIIg

888001

893000

5000

10/30/1957

IIIg

903301

907000

3700

11/28/1957

Ig

907001

910000

3000

3/26/1958

Ig

924501

926000

1500

9/5/1958

Ig

924501

924568

68

9/16/1958

Ig

924569

924588

20

3/26/1958

Ig

926201

926700

500

6/30/1958

IIIg

933001

935000

2000

9/17/1958

IIIg ELC

934001

934200

200

10/24/1958

IIIg

943001

944000

1000

12/16/1958

IIIg

948001

948500

500

4/16/1959

IIIg

955001

956500

1500

8/12/1959

IIIg

968501

970000

1500

12/4/1959

IIIg

971501

972000

500

12/4/1959

IIIg

980501

982000

1500

2/10/1960

Ig

987301

987600

300

2/10/1960

IIIg

987601

989250

1650

4/22/1960

IIIg black paint  Ed: Swedish IIIg

987901

988025

125


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