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More information on the upcoming Leitz M6 film camera reissue

Yes, you read the title correctly: the upcoming/rumored M6 film camera will have a “Leitz” red dot instead of the regular “Leica” logo engraving. This is a tribute to the early Leica M6 cameras that came with a Leitz logo (see more listings here): Based on the above rumors, I assume the new Leitz M6 […]

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Breaking: Leica will bring back to life the M6 film camera!

It seems that my initial report about a new cheaper Leica M film camera was correct – Leica will indeed announce a cheaper film rangefinder: Leica will bring back to life the M6 camera!   There are still some questions I do not have answers for (yet): Leica M6 Classic or Leica M6 TTL? Price? […]

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Leica is already pushing the hashtag #filmisnotdead

Today Leica Camera sent out an email newsletter with only the hashtag #filmisnotdead in the subject line… They even already have a new Leica film graphic (see above). Here is the enhanced view – clearly film-related: It seems that we may really be getting close to the new Leica film camera announcement that has been […]

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New Leica film camera rumored to be announced in October

I have been reporting for a while about a new Leica M film camera that will replace the current Leica MP model. The first rumors indicated a new “cheap” M film version, but I think it is safe to assume that the new camera will not be cheap. A press event is already scheduled for […]

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A new cheap Leica M film camera is rumored for 2021

Leica is rumored to announce a new (cheaper) Leica M film rangefinder camera in 2021 – something similar to the Leica M6 TTL that you can buy today on eBay for around $2,00-$3,000 (above is a picture of my own 0.58 M6 TTL I bought dirt cheap years ago with a red cap from the […]

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