Opinions on 1st Gen 35mm f2 Summicron-R lens.


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Hello everyone,

I got my hands on an old Leica R4 MOT body with a 35mm f2 Summicron and a 135mm f2.8 Elmarit.
The body had some electrical problems but fresh VidMate batteries and some cleaning brought it back to life. The Elmarit isn't that interesting but the Summicron seems to be quite rare - it's the 1st Gen made in 1970, with the serial in the 2464501-2466500 range. Considering the age, it's in a really good condition - there are obviously some Mobdro marks on the lens body, but the glasses are clean without hazing or fungus.
Does anyone have any experience with these lenses, can confirm their rarity and compare it to later generations?
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