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Leica Camera AG acquires majority stake in Leica Shop in Vienna and Westlight Auctions

Leica Camera AG in Wetzlar has acquired nearly 75 percent of the shares of Peter Coeln GesmbH, Vienna. Both companies evaluate the transaction as an excellent strategic option for the further expansion of their business. Connected to the purchase is the purchase of two Leica stores and the Auction House West light in Vienna. Financial details were not disclosed by […]

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Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership

From the German press - Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership (Google translations):

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Today Leica Camera is 100 years old

LEICA CAMERA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY Allendale, NJ (January 21, 2014) – The year 1914 marked the birth of 35 mm photography as we know it today. 100 years ago, Oskar Barnack created the very first Leica, the Leitz Camera. Now, in 2014, Leica Camera celebrates their centennial year with spectacular events, exhibitions […]

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Leica and LFI present: Me & My Leica X Photo Contest

TELL US YOUR STORY WITH THE LEICA X – AND WIN AN EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO THE INAUGURATION OF THE LEITZ PARK IN WETZLAR! The Leica X is a storyteller: this strong yet compact companion puts the photographer right at the heart of the motif – the place where stories really happen and where they can […]

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Leica increases the value of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for the Leica centennial in 2014

Leica Camera AG, Solms, is celebrating 100 years of Leica photography in 2014. To celebrate the centennial, the company will be doubling the value of the cash prizes for the prestigious international photography competition, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award. Oskar Barnack, after whom the award is named, was the man who constructed the so-called Ur-Leica […]

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Leica Camera AG takes over Sinar Photography AG, the Swiss manufacturer of view cameras

Leica Camera AG bought Sinar Photography AG – a manufacturer of view cameras:

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Leica Camera puts photography into focus at Art Basel

Allendale, NJ (November 19, 2013) – Leica Camera, in partnership with Miami Street Photography Festival, launches a series of exciting photographic events and partnerships at Art Basel Miami this December. Dubbed the winter playground of the global art world, the prestigious fair annually hosts over 50,000 international art enthusiasts who come to enjoy the fascinating […]

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