Amelia Earhart’s Leica camera listed for sale on eBay for $69k

Amelia Earhart’s Leica camera is currently listed for sale on eBay for ‎£50,000 (around $69,000).

From the product listing:

I’m selling Amelia Earhart’s camera which was gifted by her to a family member in 1933 after returning back from a trip to Chicago with her Husband.

The camera has been in my family possession since that time and has been in long-term storage, the camera appears to be working correctly.

The hand-signed card was personally signed by Amelia and given to my Grandfather along with the camera by Amelia Earhart back in 1933 in Rye New York

Everything is authentic, I’ve known this camera all my life the signed card is almost like new as it has been stored carefully will post worldwide I would like the camera to go to a museum if possible.

Please note I have absolutely nothing to prove that this was, in fact, Miss Earhart’s Camera and research would need to be done to confirm such, I have absolutely no idea how to do that myself. From memory over 40 years ago my Father told me that she found it fiddly to load, Miss Earhart may have studied Photography, my Grandfather had said as much and described her as a keen photographer, she preferred a Kodak folding camera as I recall being told a very long time ago. she was also described as very nice and down to earth.

The same camera was auction last year in Glasgow:

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