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Yashica SM system


A small system consisting of two fully manual 35mm rangefinder cameras with Leica screw mount, designed for amateur photographers, and a limited range of lenses - in addition to the standard lens, which existed in three versions with different optical formulas and speed, only two accessory lenses with focal lengths of 100mm and 135mm were also available.

Camera lineup

Leica screw mount lens lineup

Standard prime lenses
2.8 Yashica Yashikor 50mm F/2.8 [II] [LSM] ⌀40.5 1959 
2.8 Yashica Yashikor 50mm F/2.8 [I] [LSM] ⌀40.5 1959 
1.8 Yashica [Super-]Yashinon 50mm F/1.8 [LSM] ⌀43 1959 
Short telephoto prime lenses
2.8 Yashica Super Yashinon 100mm F/2.8 [LSM] 1959 
Medium telephoto prime lenses
3.5 Yashica Super Yashinon 135mm F/3.5 [LSM] ⌀46 1959 
Completeness of lens lineup
    Enthusiast photography

    No dedicated lenses for landscape and architectural photography.

    Professional photography

    No dedicated lenses for architectural photography with perspective correction, professional macrophotography.

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