Tamarkin rare Leica camera auction results

Woodbridge, Conn.--(Business Wire)--Tamarkin Photographica today announced results from its annual Leica rare camera auction. The auction, featuring rare and unusual Leica, Nikon and other collectible camera brands, was a success earning close to $250,000 for participating consignors. “We’re very proud of the annual rare camera auction’s reputation in the Leica community and thank our old and new friends who participated,” said Stan Tamarkin, the auctioneer of Tamarkin Photographica.

“No Other Camera in the World is Coveted More Than a Leica”

Highlights from the auction include a new and unused black Leica M2, a chrome Leica MP, and a beautiful black Nikon SP. “The thrill of the hunt and assembling camera collections that match our customers enthusiasm is what drives us,” added Tamarkin.

2011 Auction Results, including Buyer’s Fee:

  • Leica “72” 18x24: $21,150
  • Nikon SP Black: $18,400
  • Leica B Dialset Compur: $10,575
  • Leica MP LHSA Grey Hammertone: $4,025
  • Nikon S4: $3,565
  • Leotax “Original”: $9,987

A full results list, prior auction results, and more information are available at: www.tamarkin.com

Founded in 1996, Tamarkin Photographica specializes in the best cameras in the world: Leica. As America’s foremost auctioneers specializing in fine collectible photo equipment, Tamarkin Photographica has auctioned more than $2,500,000 of collectible camera gear. A love of photography and dedication to camera collecting - ”the thrill of the hunt” - is what drives Tamarkin Photographica to seek out the world’s rarest and most intriguing photographic collectibles. Stan Tamarkin started out as a Leica collector himself in 1971.

Tamarkin was also recently quoted as a leading dealer and expert on Leica in a Ralph Lauren on-line magazine article, “No Other Camera in the World is Coveted More Than a Leica” by Evan McGlinn.

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