Leica has announced that the M (Typ 240) is now readily available through authorised Leica dealers in the UK.
The international demand had outstripped production capacity and this left the Leica M only available through order with a large waiting time.
Production capacity was increased, and Leica says it is thankful for the patience and support of its clients.
"I am delighted the Leica M is now readily available to customers in the UK", says David Bell, Managing Director of Leica Camera Ltd. "I look forward to seeing more great work from Leica M photographers and hope they will join us in capturing our centennial year".
This year, Leica Camera celebrates 100 years of Leica photography with numerous events and exciting new products. A highlight of the iconic brand’s centenary is the company’s relocation to the new, ultra-modern factory and administrative complex in the Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany.
The Leica M is available for a suggested retail price of £5100. For a list of authorised retailers and for more information, take a look at the Leica website