Chrome is nice except for some scratches around front eye piece covers and minor marks on bottom plate. Scratches around front eye pieces are hard to see in pictures- please ask and i will send additional pictures.
The 2nd picture shows them best. Bottom Plate has some bright lines and small scratches. Bottom Plate Latch Spring needs adjustment. Please see detailed pictures for nice cosmetic condition. Shutter is hanging up on all speeds and Needs Service.
Shutter curtain looks very good. Viewfinder has bright clear view.
Rangefinder 2nd image is bright with very good contrast - easy to focus. Both Viewfinder / Rangefinder have some slight haze and would benefit from cleaning. Kardon comes with Correct Case to fit Winter Shutter release. Kodak 47mm Ektar f/2 Lens# ES2311 is in very nice condition.
Cosmetics are excellent+++ and glass is very nice with light slight haze. Front and rear elements are very nice with excellent coatings. Front element has a couple very light cleaning marks.Lens has no scratches, fungus, or separation. View through the lens is clear with two tiny air bubbles and tiny dust. Bright light inspection shows a very light slight haze. Focus is very stiff and needs lubrication. This is the only Kardon 47mm Ektar I have seen marked 1.9.
Most spell out inch or only say 47mm and do not include any inch designation. Lens comes with Bakelite Kardon Cap. Please check my feedback and auctions for other Leica items.The item "Leica Copy Kardon Camera US Army Signal Corp Kodak 47mm Ektar Lens" is in sale since Saturday, August 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras". The seller is "satedesco" and is located in Hudson, New York.
This item can be shipped worldwide.