New Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH Version?

It's technically not a new version in the sense that the optics are identical to the current Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH. What is new is that it's in the style of previous versions - ones that had been made for special MP3 sets, for the LHSA (Leica Historical Society of America) and most recently, the Lenny Kravitz "Correspondent" set. It appears that this lens will be a regularly stocked item (carrying Leica part number 11688) and only finished in black chrome. What's interesting is that there are only a few camera models that are available in black chrome currently; the M Monochrom, for example. In the past, this lens was available in black paint and regular chrome. No word on pricing yet - stay tuned.

Update (03/17/15)

This lens, along with another - have been released! You heard it here first.

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