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Leica I Elmar Type 10 Close Focus Export Version With Feathered Arrows


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  • Manufacturer: Leica
  • Serial Number: 2464
  • Condtion: A-
  • Production year: 1926/1927
  • Production Code: LEICA
  • SKU: 1909018
Very nice and interesting example of the Leica I with Elmar lens: Type 10 with Close Focus Elmar in feet with Feathered Arrows.

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Very nice and interesting example of the Leica I with Elmar lens: Type 10 with Close Focus Elmar in feet with Feathered Arrows. The camera is in perfect technical and cosmetical condition, but more important: it has all of the original external features for a camera of this age.

In total 10 different types of the Leica I with Elmar lens were produced all with different features. This one has some interesting features:

- Cropped aperture ring
- Distance scale in feet
- Flat viewfinder with Germany engraving
- Nickel-coated button and flat black film return lever
- Feathered arrows and fine milling on winding knob and rewind knob
- Winding knob 6,5 mm high
- Frame counter pin of 0.9-1mm
- Fine knurling shutter speed dial
- Flat (not dimpled) mushroom release
- Longer and cut in half screw to accommodate extended helical thread and lens cap
- Top plate with four screws
- Round accessory shoe
- Open and close with pointing arrows
- Baseplate with short corssbar baseplate lock

Very interesting camera. Not often seen. Technically in perfect working condition. Hard to find item in this perfect and original condition.

Literature: Von Einem "The 10 different variants of the classic Leica IA with Elmar 1:3.5 F = 50mm"