Leica IA Elmar 3rd Version 4 Digit + Case Rare

€3,500.00
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  • Manufacturer: Leica
  • Serial Number: 6453
  • Condtion: B
  • Production year: 1928
  • Production Code: LEICA
  • SKU: 1406068
3rd version of the Leica 1A Elmar in fully original condition.

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3rd version of the Leica 1A Elmar in fully original condition. Camera shows signs of use but no dings or dents. Technically in perfect condition. Signs of use are visible but overall this camera with 4 digit serial number is in very fine condition. Not modified. All original features are still there:

- Normal arrow knobs but not feathered
- Low knobs
- Large vulcanite pattern
- Round bearing shell underneath shutter release spring
- Old style crossbar lock
- Front ring of lens copped
- Distance scale engraved with 7
- Rear side of finder has simple recess (one ring)
- Early mushroom style shutter release button
- Base plate with 32mm between the screws
- Inside base plate old style locking system

Camera comes with ETRIN case, black paint lens cap, long container with 2 film holders.

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