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100 years of Leica photograhy

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This year Leica Camera celebrates 100 years of Leica photography. We have already seen the 100 years special edition Leica S and Leica D-Lux 6 cameras and I just reported on the upcoming Valbray-Leica watch. There will be also at least one more special edition film camera that will be announced later this year (probably for […]

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Rare Leica cameras and lenses on eBay

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Few rare and interesting Leica listings on eBay: → Leica M Summilux 1.4/35mm #1777515 listed for $44,000. → Leica IIIf black paint Swedish army camera (14S011) for $122,745. → Silver Leica M Monochrome digital camera for $22,699. → Leica M6 Sultan of Negeri Brunei Darussalam with 50/1.4 set for $44,670. → Leica M9 Titanium set for $28,850 […]

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Special Westlicht auction for the opening of the new Leitz Park

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From Westlicht Photographica Auction: An exclusive portfolio of exactly 100 rare treasures of Leitz hardware development as well as 100 highlights of Leica photography will be presented and auctioned in cooperation with Leitz Camera AG on the occasion of the grand opening of the new Leitz Park in Wetzlar on May 23rd, 2014. The auction will […]

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Leica highlights from the upcoming L&H Photographica auction

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Here are some of the Leica highlights from the upcoming L&H Photographica auction that will take place on May 3th, 2014 in HongKong (the full catalog is available here): Leica M6 Gold Sambutan Jubli Perak (serial# 2001018, 1992): To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of accession to the throne of Sultan of Brunei on 1st October 1992, […]

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Next Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction will take place on May 29, 2014

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The next Tamarkin rare camera auction will take place on May 29, 2014. Here is some info on the featured Leica products:

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Leica, Nikon and other highlights from the upcoming 25th Westlicht camera auction

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Leica IIIf Midland set Very rare IIIf body with self timer in perfect, original condition, top plate engraved ‘Ernst Leitz Canada Limited Midland Ontario’, with matching Ernst Leitz Canada Ltd. Midland Summarit 1.5/5cm no.1246980 (cap) and Leicavit SYOOM engraved ‘Ernst Leitz Canada Limited Midland Ontario’ only small batches of the IIIf were prepared by Leitz […]

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Prototype Leica lenses bring over $210,000 at auction

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Tamarkin Rare Camera Auction Publishes December Auction Results NEW HAVEN, CT, December 27, 2013 — Stan Tamarkin’s December rare camera auction set a world record for the sale of prototype lenses. Five lenses sold for a total of $210,917, including buyer’s fee, and one lens, a 90mm Elcan f1, made by the E. Leitz GmbH […]

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