Category Archives: Other Leica Stuff

Leica to eliminate 100 jobs in Germany, “Leica phone” mentioned again

Leica CEO Matthias Harsch

As a part of a restructuring process, Leica will eliminate 100 out of the 800 jobs in the company’s headquarters:

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6×7 Leica Gallery in Warsaw announced a new photography contest “Has the Eagle landed?”

6×7 Leica Gallery in Warsaw announced a creative photography contest with the title: “Has the Eagle landed?” referring to the first landing on the Moon (we will celebrate 50th anniversary of this event on July 20th). The prize is a Leica Q2 camera:

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The new Leica M 240 based Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is now shipping

The Russian RIA Novosti news agency reports that the new Zenit M digital rangefinder camera is already available for sale in Russia  – this was announced on a press event by the holding company “Schwabe” (part of Rostec). The executive director of Rostec Oleg Yevtushenko stated that the company has received a lot of pre-orders and the […]

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This $188 million California mega-mansion comes with a giant “Fake Leica” sculpture by Liao Yibai

This $188 million California mega-mansion located at 924 Bel Air Rd comes with a giant “Fake Leica” sculpture by Liao Yibai:

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The LeicaRumors online store will be closed for the month of June – last chance to place an order and get it shipped before July

A quick update on the LeicaRumors online store: I will be able to ship any order placed in the next 48 hours on time. All other orders placed in June will be shipped in the second week of July. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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You can buy this wooden Leica camera music box for $10

You can buy this wooden Leica camera music box for as low as $10 at Amazon US or eBay. Here is a video of the music box in action (also available at Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, Amazon France, Amazon Spain Amazon Australia, Amazon AE and Amazon Canada):

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The last chance to place an order for Leica à la carte is June 7th, 2019

A few days ago I reported that the current Leica à la carte program will no longer be available. The last chance to place an order for Leica à la carte (Leica MP, Leia M Typ 240 nd Leica M Monochrome Typ 246) is June 7th, 2019:

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