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Leitz Photographica Auction unveils lineup of rare Leica cameras

Leitz Photographica Auction (formerly known as WestLicht Photographica Auction) will be hosting their 34th auction on June 8. Here are some of the featured Leica products:

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More than 90 Leica cameras and lenses will be part of the upcoming Dominic Winter auction

A large collection of more than 90 Leica cameras and lenses will be part of the upcoming Dominic Winter auction that will take place on April 11th, 2019. The collection includes a very rare black-paint Leica IIIg  (lot 389) with two black lenses and a black Leicavit winder, complete with authenticating letter from Leica. A […]

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Check out these Leica special edition pocket watches from 1993

  One of our sponsors M&K Kamera has two Leica special editions pocket watches from 1993 listed for sale on eBay (priced between $2,400 and $3,400): Leica special edition pocket watch #741 Leica special edition pocket watch #749 I have not seen any recent updates on the new Leica L1 and L2 watches. Additional pictures:

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Wetzlar Camera Auctions launched

Lars Netopil Classic Cameras (Wetzlar) and Jo Geier Mint&Rare (Vienna) will have a joined project starting in 2019, conducting specialized classic camera auctions in Wetzlar, Germany. The company’s name is Wetzlar Camera Auctions and their website is www.wetzlarcameraauctions.com.

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The WestLicht Photographica Auction is being renamed as the Leitz Photographica Auction

The 33rd WestLicht Camera Auctioachieves top prices and brings some surprising news: the WestLicht Photographica Auction is being renamed as the Leitz Photographica Auction. The 33rd WestLicht Photographica Auction was held in Vienna last weekend. As the auction opened, Matthias Harsch, Chairman of the Executive Board of Leica Camera AG, and Alexander Sedlak, Managing Director […]

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Highlights of the 33rd WestLicht Photographica Auction (November 2018)

The results of the 33rd WestLicht Photographica Auction that took place on November 24th, 2018 can be found here:

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Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 AA ASPH 11873 silver chrome prototype lens for $750,000?

Setadel Studios currently has an eBay listing for a Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 AA silver chrome ASPH 11873 prototype lens with a price tag of $750,000. The problem here is that this same seller has listed some questionable Leica items for sale on eBay in the past: for example for the Leica M10 N08 camera prototype Leica Camera contacted […]

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