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Black Leica IId with Elmar Lens

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
556
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Black Leica IId with Elmar Lens, Germany, c. 1932, no. 65801, the screw-mount lens body with nickel fittings and an Elmar 5cm f/3.5 lens no. 327763.

Note: This is the first Leica model with built-in coupled rangefinder.
Estimate $500-800

Brassing of the wind and re-wind knobs. Black paint appears to have been touched up. Shutter winds and fires. Vulcanite cracked top to bottom on object left end


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Elmar Lens, Germany, left end