Leica M10 available on eBay for a premium

There are several listings on eBay for new Leica M10 cameras priced at almost $9,000 (or £5,999.99 for the UK) - a significant premium over the MSRP of $6,595.

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New Leica M camera and lens sets introduced

Leica Camera introduced new Leica M camera and lens sets (pictured above):

  • Leica M Typ 262 set (Summarit-M 35mm, 50mm, 75mm f/2.4 lenses, SF 40 flash and ONA bag) - check pricing at B&H and Adorama
  • Leica M7 set (with Summicron-M 50mm f/2 lens) - priced at $5,795 in B&H and Adorama
  • You can also get a special price when you buy the Leica M Typ 240 or Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) cameras together with a new M lens, but no details were provided on the exact savings. Update: in Europe you can get €1,800 off when you buy a new M camera with the 50mm Summilux lens (more combinations available here):

Similar deals are also available in the UK (Red Dot Cameras) and at B&H and Adorama.

Additional information:

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The spirit level / virtual horizon is coming back to the Leica M10 with a firmware update

Update on my last Leica M10 camera Q&A post regarding the missing spirit level/virtual horizon: I received several confirmations that Leica will put back this feature in one of the upcoming M10 firmware updates (probably will not be part of the upcoming

Update: I received some conflicting information on this rumor, so we should see if this will happen.

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Leica M10 camera Q&A

During the last two weeks I received many questions regarding the new Leica M10 camera. I will try to answer them all in this Q&A post. If you have any additional questions, please add them in the comment section and I will update this post. Here are the Q&A:

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Leica digest

→ New ONA Bond Street leather camera bag and Kyoto wrist strap released.

→ There will be a Leica M lens adapter (pictured above) for the new Fuji GFX 50S medium format digital camera.

How durable is the Leica SL camera?

→ Another interview with Stefan Daniel and Jesko von Oeynhausen on the Leica M10.

→ Leica will be at WPPI (booth #643) from February 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

→ New photographic film announced from Ferrania and Bergger.

Next, the latest Leica related videos:

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Ebay finds: “scratched” Leica M9, custom underwater housing for Leica M240

Some interesting eBay finds: the first one is a "scratched" Leica M9 camera with "deliberately made heavy scratches on top and base plate" for that special Lenny Kravitz limited edition look.

The second eBay find for today is this custom-made underwater housing for the Leica M240 camera by The Sexton Corporation. The housing is certified for depths of 41 meters and includes a set of 3 focus and aperture rings that fit 50mm, 35mm and 21mm lenses:

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New ThumbsUp for Leica Q Titanium (EP-SQ2) and Leica M10 (EP-MX)

Match Technical announced two new ThumbsUp models for the Leica Q Titanium and Leica M10 cameras:

ThumbsUp EP-SQ2 Titan for the Leica Q Titanium gray camera: check pricing and availability at Popflash and Leica Store Miami.

ThumbsUp EP-MX for Leica M10: check pricing and availability at Popflash.

For the M10 model Leica created their own thumb support which has a lower profile compared to the ThumbsUp and works pretty well (check pricing and availability B&H | Adorama):

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