The “Leica Gun” sold for $119,500

The Leica Gun sold at Tamarkin auction for $119,500 including buyer’s fee, a world record for a Leica accessory. Here are the remaining top Leica bids:

Other highlights among many were a black Leica MP hammered down at a $72,985, a Leica 50mm Noctilux f1.2 lens that sold for over $20,000, and Ernest Hemingway’s personal Leica camera at $30,500. Buyers from around the globe participated on line, on the phone, live at the auction, and by fax bidding. The buyers of many of the most expensive items were from the USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, England, and Germany.

The next Tamarkin auction will be in the Spring, 2012.

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