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History of Leica

  Meyer Instruments has a detailed history of Leica published on their website:

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Timeline of Leica M analogue (film) cameras

Tamarkin has a nice timeline of Leica M analogue (film) cameras on their website:

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History of Leica (video) and “20 fascinating facts you didn’t know about the camera maker”

If you have nothing to do for the next 37 minutes, you can watch this History of Leica video by Tony & Chelsea Northrup. Pocket Lint also published 20 fascinating facts you didn’t know about the camera maker.

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Short documentary on the Leica brand

Magazine B released this short documentary on the Leica brand:

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The History of Leica documentary now available on YouTube

The link I posted here last week is no longer available, but The History of Leica documentary is now available on YouTube. Enjoy!

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The History of Leica documentary (in German)

Since a large percentage of the readers of this blog are coming from a German speaking country, I will post this excellent video about the history of Leica in German language.

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Brief history of Leica Camera AG

A brief history of the major Leica milestones: 1849 The optician Carl Kellner founds an Optics Institute in Wetzlar. 1869 Ernst Leitz becomes managing director. 1914 Oskar Barnack constructs the Ur-Leica. 1924 Ernst Leitz II decides to put the 35 mm Leica (Leitz Camera) into mass production. 1925 The LEICA I with inbuilt lens is […]

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