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Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT

Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT

Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT
Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT. Up for your consideration is a beautiful 1938 vintage Leica IIIa with 50mm Elmar lens and same vintage presentation case. Over the past 25 years, I have made many fine images with this camera and lens. Shutter has recently been tested; all speeds are within tolerance with exception of 1/500 & 1/1000, which measure 1/262 & 1/405 respectively. Slow speeds are smooth and accurate. Shutter sounds great, and wind-on with film is smooth. Leica 50mm f/3.5 Elmar lens, SN 461297, vintage 1938. Original Leica lens cap. Leica vintage 1930’s presentation case. Photos are of the actual items listed. Condition: – Body cosmetics are almost Mint, very light scratches on bottom plate, few barely visible scuffs on top plate. Only brass blemish on entire body is small spot of chrome wear on accessory shoe. Shutter curtains look like new, shutter performance is excellent. All controls and film wind operate smoothly. Rangefinder has excellent contrast, alignment is perfect, viewfinder clear. Lens optics are mint, no haze, no fungus, lens tested on film and on my M10, performs beautifully. Lens focus action is smooth with light dampening. Aperture adjust is smooth, aperture blades are clean & free of oil. Considering the age of materials of the presentation case, condition is beautiful. This camera, lens & presentation case is over 82 years old, a fine example of Leica from this era. This pristine Leica is fully capable of making superb film images today. The item “Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT” is in sale since Sunday, August 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “jeff_douglass47″ and is located in Apple Valley, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Camera Type: Rangefinder
  • Model: IIIa
  • Brand: Leica

Leitz Leica IIIa, 50mm f3.5 Elmar, Presentation Case, 1938, Near MINT