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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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Results of the “100 years of Leica” special auction

The results of the Westlicht “100 Years of Leica” special auction are now available online. Here are some of the top priced Leica items:

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Breaking: new Leica M-A film camera and 28mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH lens

Westlicht revealed the mystery  item for the “100 years of Leica” special auction: a boxed set with a new Leica M-A film camera based on the Leica MP, a Leica M Monochrom and 28mm, 35mm, 50mm Summilux lenses (including a new Leica 28mm Summilux-M f/1.4 ASPH lens, previously discussed here and here). For now the new MA and […]

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Mystery “Edition 100 Years of Leica” item listed for sale at the next Westlicht auction

For the 100 years Leica anniversary Westlicht will have a special auction on May 23th, 2014. As some readers have noticed, a “mystery” item is listed under lot number 100 in the upcoming auction:

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100 years of Leica photograhy

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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Special Westlicht auction for the opening of the new Leitz Park

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

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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