Theft in the USA
BURBANK, CA – MAY 6, 2014 – Focus Optics, a local lens design, repair, and modification shop, was the victim of an overnight robbery at their Burbank office. The thieves managed to steal a set of highly valued Leica Summilux-C lenses, and while the Burbank Police Department is investigating, your help is also urgently needed to help track them down.
The list below includes serial numbers for each stolen lens in the set. Please help Focus Optics circulate the list, and urge everyone you can to be on the lookout for these lenses.
Lens Description Serial #
18mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001858
21mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001545
25mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001557
35mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001924
40mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001936
50mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001893
75mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0001742
100mm Leica Summilux-C CW-0002046
About Focus Optics
For over 20 years, Focus Optics has been in the business of repairing professional film and video lenses. Founder, Stuart Rabin, started out as a tool and die maker engineer. He has worked for Panavision and Clairmont Camera as a lens repair technician before founding Focus Optics in 1990.