Leica UK announces M part exchange program

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This just in: Leica UK announces M part exchange program. Here is the full press release:

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Lomography’s new RUSSAR+ 20mm f/5.6 lens for Leica M mount delayed till September

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The new 20mm f/5.6 RUSSAR+ ART lens for Leica L39 and M mounts from Lomography is delayed and will start shipping in September (was initially scheduled for July):

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Additional information on this lens and some sample images can be found here and on Lomography's website.

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Updated list of rumored/expected new Leica products for Photokina

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Here is an updated list from my previous post on the rumored/expected new Leica products for Photokina:

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The new silver chrome Leica M Monochrom camera is now in stock

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The new silver chrome Leica M Monochrom camera is now in stock at:

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Leica links from around the Web

Here are some Leica links from around the Web - I already posted them on the blog's Facebook page in the past few weeks:

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→ This Leica M3 cutaway camera is listed on eBay for EUR 12,000 (via neotype).

→ Detailed 3D model of the Leica M Typ 240 camera is now available in different formats.

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→ Construction of Leica camera from 1957 (source: The TAO of Leica)

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→ Leica M2 with E.Leitz Midland Canada’s Stemar 1:3.5 f=3.3cm Stereo lens and Leicavit MP (via Tokyocamerastyle)

More Leica links after the break:

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Leica Camera AG presents show activities for Photokina 2014

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Leica Camera published a schedule for the 2014 Photokina show activities (see the list of rumored/expected Leica products for Photokina):

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Leica M 100 years limited edition box set unboxing video

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The Leica M 100 years limited edition box set is now shipping and the first unboxing video by Camera West is already online. The set consists of a Leica M-A film camera (based on the Leica MP), a Leica M Monochrom and 28mm, 35mm, 50mm Summilux lenses (including the new 28mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH). This limited edition box set is not to be confused with the Leica M 240 100 Years Anniversary camera body that is also now available in black and silver.

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