Wetzlar Camera Auctions teaser (100th birthday of Leica’s most significant camera)

Wetzlar Camera Auctions is teasing on social media a special Leica camera for their next auction under the slogan “the coming home of a most significant camera“:

“We celebrate the coming home of a most significant camera, for the occasion of its 100th birthday.”

Here are the enhanced images:

From Wikipedia:

“The Leica had several model iterations, and in 1923, Barnack convinced his boss, Ernst Leitz II, to make a preproduction series of 31 cameras for the factory and outside photographers to test.”

If this is what I think it is, it will be huge:

Leitz Photographica Auction results: Oskar Barnack’s 0-Series Leica camera no. 105 sold for 14.4 million Euros

Oskar Barnack’s 0-Series Leica camera expected to fetch over $3M at the next Leitz Photographica Auction

New world record: a 1923 Leica 0-series camera sold for $2.95 million

New world record for the most expensive camera: 2,790,000 USD for Leica 0-Serie

New record: the most expensive Leica camera sold for 1.9 million USD

The next Wetzlar Camera Auction #5 will take place on October 7th, 2023 in Wetzlar:

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