Leica Japan Announces f/5.6 Summaron-M Black Limited Edition Lens

Leica Rumors reports that, according to Japanese site DC Watch, Leica Japan announced a black, limited-edition version of the Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens.  The Summaron-M 28mm lens is a vintage lens design that was originally produced in screw mount at the Wetzlar, Germany, factory from 1955-1963.  According to Leica’s website, the new version, originally only available in silver, is a “slightly revised design” with an M-bayonet mount and 6-bit coding for modern Leica rangefinders.  The Photo Beat has not been able to find a corroborating news release from Leica Camera.