Monthly Archives: March 2012

Leica officially announces the new Leica store in Washington DC

Today Leica Camera officilaly announced the upcoming store in Washington DC – the official opening is May 2 – 3, 2012:

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Leica M lenses started to appear back on the shelves, even the new 35 Summilux is in stock

After the shortage of Leica lenses before the price increase, the shipment of M glass has definitely improved over the past few weeks. I just noticed today that my local dealer even has the new 35mm Summilux in stock plus the 21mm/1.4 (B stock), 24mm/3.8, 90mm/2.5 lenses (no online ordering, call them at 561 253-2606). DalePhoto has 18/3.8, 28/2.0, 28mm/2.8, 35mm f/2.5, 35mm/2.0 […]

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Tamarkin catalog for the May 12th auction now available online

After Westlich, Tamarkin also published an online catalog for their upcoming auction that will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 in Woodbridge, Connecticut. Some of the interesting Leica items listed in the catalog (starting on page 31):

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WestLicht Photographica catalog for the May 12th auction now available online

The complete WestLicht Photographica catalog for the May 12th auction is now available  online. The highlights of the upcoming auction can be found here.

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Interview with Henri Cartier-Bresson (video)

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Leica M9-P white limited edition

A new Leica M9-P white limited edition camera was announced for the Japanese market. Only 50 pieces will be produced. This white kit comes with a silver Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 lens and a leather strap. The price is ¥2,620,000 (around $30,000). Via DC.Watch

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What to expect from Leica on May 10th, 2012

Those are all the possible scenarios for the Leia announcement on May 10th:

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Leica X1 discontinued?

This Leica Camera price list has the black and silver X1 camera models listed as “ausverkauft” or “sold out”. The Leica X1 was announced together with the M9 back in September of 2009 and is supposed to be refreshed at some point this year (maybe on May 10th?). Even after the Fuji X100 and X-Pro1 […]

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