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Leica highlights from the upcoming Westlicht anniversary camera auctions (November 2016)


Here are some of the Leica highlights from the upcoming WestLicht Anniversary Auction that will take place on November 19th, 2016 in Vienna:

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Leica cameras and lenses at the upcoming Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction


Some additional information on the upcoming Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction that will take place on Saturday, November 12 in New Haven, Connecticut: Included in this auction on November 12th is a P. Angenieux 50mm f1,5 lens, a Nikon 35mm Stereo-Nikkor lens, Leica IIIc Luftwaffen-Eigentum camera set, Leica KE-7A set, Nikon Reflex-Nikkor 2000mm mirror lens, Gowlandflex Glamour […]

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Rare Leica APO-Telyt-R 5/600mm lens prototype listed on eBay for $157k


The unique prototype of a Leica APO-Telyt-R 5/600mm lens is currently offered on eBay for EUR 140,000 (USD 157,000). Interestingly, the same lens was listed on eBay back in February 2015 for EUR 200,000 (USD 230,000). The lens features a catadioptric design, a good description/review of the Leica APO-Telyt-R 5/600mm lens can be found at

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Leica eBay madness


Leica M6 Sultan Brunei Gold 1992 limited edition: EUR 29,998 ($33,680) Leica M3 single stroke black paint set: $79,000. Leica M3 olive green military + Elmar 50mm f/2.8 lens: $62,266 More rare Leica camera on eBay can be found here.

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Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction coming on November 12th, 2016


The next Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction will take place on November 12th, 2016. As usual, there will be plenty of Leica cameras, including a Leica IIIc Luftwaffen Eigentum set, a complete KE-7A and black enamel M2, M3 and M4 cameras:

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Leica Family Tree (Leica Stammbaum) sold at Christie’s for $475,000


Earlier today at 8:30pm (London time), the iconic Leica “Stammbaum” or Leica Family Tree was sold at Christie’s for a hammer price of GBP 300,000 plus the 20% buyer’s premium which equals to a total acquisition price of GBP 360,000 (EUR 425,000 or USD 475,000):

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Leica Family Tree (Leica Stammbaum) now for sale at Christie’s

Leica Family Tree Stammbaum for sale at Christies

The Leica Family Tree (Leica Stammbaum), that was purchased by the Leica Store Manchester last year, is currently being auctioned off at Christie’s in London: “A history of the Leica camera comprising 107 of the principal models, showing the history of the marque from pre-production models, the screw-fit Leica series, M-series, R-series, to digital models, from c1923 to […]

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