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Leica M3 camera with 50mm f1.4 lens

Leica M3 camera with 50mm f/1.4 lens

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Description
This kit consists of a Leica M3 body (6250), Summilux lens (6250A) and MC meter(6250B). The body is complete with body cap, red Leica passport card and camera box. The body still has the clear plastic caps over the flash sync terminals. The Summilux lens is complete with lens cap and plastic container for lens. The lens container still has the original tissue packing paper in the upper half. A Leica XOOIM lens shade for the lens is also part of the kit.
The Leica MC meter comes with original red Leitz box. The MC meter was made for Leitz by Metrawatt A.G. of Nuremburg. The meter couples to the shutter dial of any M series Leica.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Camera
camera
date made
1960
maker
Leica
Leica
place made
Germany: Hesse, Wetzlar
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 13.97 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
PG.006250
accession number
238385
catalog number
6250
serial number
1014351
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