Leotax S                                                                                                                      
Manufacturer:
Showa Optical Works Ltd (Tokyo)

Country of origin:

Produced:

Number made:

Serial no. range:

Shutter speeds:

Standard lens:

Japan

1952 - 1954

600 - 700

29xxx - 29xxx *

T,1,2,4,8,20 (slow speed dial) B,20,30,40,60,100,200,500

Simlar 1.5/50

The pictured camera is fitted with a Simlar 3.5/50 in a collapsible mount. Synchronization for both M and X is included for the first time on a Leotax.
* HPR in Leica Copies gives the serial number range for this model as 29xxx to 29600/700. I have seen a Leotax S body with serial no. 28383.
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