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

The 40th Leitz Photographica Auction is now over. The highlight of the auction, Oskar Barnack’s 0-Series Leica camera no. 105, sold for 14.4 million Euros (including buyer’s premium). The full catalog can be found here and the final auction results are available here. Here are a few more pictures from the auction by Thorsten Overgaard:

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

The 20th anniversary of the Leitz Photographica Auction will be special (will be held on 11 June at the Leitz Park in Wetzlar): it will offer for auction the historically unique Leica 0-Series camera with a serial number 105. This was the personal camera of Oskar Barnack, the inventor of 35 mm photography. Heree are […]

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Leica Camera elevates the 2020 Leica Oskar Barnack Award

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award is adapting a new, nomination-based submission process to further heighten the prestige of the award. The Award will now consider finalists and ultimately select winners based on nominations from 70 world-renowned photographic experts from over 30 countries. With this nomination process, the honor of being chosen as a finalist is an […]

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New Leica books

A new book was recently released: Barnack’s first Leica – The second life of a forgotten historic camera. Amazon US already has the book in stock (still not available at Amazon UK, Amazon Germany and Amazon France). A review of the book can be found at LHSA:

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