WEX Offer: Save 50 On The Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Rare Leica Camera Going Up For Sale At Auction

A rare Leica Elmax, along with several other Leica cameras, is going up for auction at the end of the month.

|  Events
 Add Comment

Leica Model Ia Elmax Camera

A Leica Model Ia Elmax Camera

 

Over 130 lots in an auction taking place in London at the end of April are Leica cameras, one of which is a rare Leica Elmax (serial no.360) with an estimate of £12,000 - £18,000. 

The Leica Elmax started around serial no. 280 up to around 1300 and camera serial numbers around 500 or lower have the earlier "Anastigmat" lens while serial numbers 500 onwards have the later 'Elmar' design.

Leica Elmax owners often returned their cameras to the factory for upgrades, but the example going up for auction, with a Leitz Elmax f/3.5 50mm lens, is 98% original and not upgraded.

A Leica Reporter 250gg Rangefinder Camera

A Leica Reporter 250gg Rangefinder Camera

 

Other lots include a Leica Reporter 250gg Rangefinder Camera, a Jaeger LeCoultre Compass Camera Outfit, a Silvestri SLV Medium Format Camera and a Thornton Pickard Overseas Tropical 'Royal Ruby Reflex' Unrecorded Model.

A Jaeger LeCoultre Compass Camera Outfit

A Jaeger LeCoultre Compass Camera Outfit

 

A few very rare lenses along with a selection of mahogany & brass, including some early ferrotype cameras, are also going under the hammer. 

The auction will take place on 27 April at Stoke Newington West Reservoir Centre, Green Lanes, London N4 2HA at 10am.

Back in March, another rare Leica camera made history selling for 2.1 million pounds at auction. 

Support this site by making a Donation, purchasing Plus Membership, or shopping with one of our affiliates: Amazon UK, Amazon US, Amazon CA, ebay UK, WEX

It doesn't cost you anything extra when you use these links, but it does support the site, helping keep ePHOTOzine free to use, thank you.

Other articles you might find interesting...

Amazon Prime Day 2020 Deals - What To Expect
How To Prepare For Amazon Prime Day 2020 - Tips & Tricks On...
Free Alternative Photography Summer School - Last Workshop F...
Nikon Announce Virtual Highlights For The Photography Show
'New Tricks With Old Cameras' Free Workshop
DxO Continue Free Photography Webinar Programm
Nikon Launches #Createyourlight Campaign
Join A Free Photo Editing Online Workshop From DxO

There are no comments here! Be the first!


Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.