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Leica ‘Snapshot’ +                € 40.000 *
                                                               prototype Snapshot Elmar 3.5 cm
                                                               no. 104394, 1933, condition B/A   € 80.000 – 100.000
                                                               Very rare Snapshot Leica with original wide angle 35 mm
                                                               finder, in excellent condition, with prototype ‘Snapshot’
                                                               Elmar 4.5/3.5 cm — focusing with click stops, no coupling
                                                               and no serial number engraved, the Snapshot Leica was
                                                               announced, but never commercially produced. The offered
                                                               example is the most famous prototype of this special model,
                                                               exactly this camera can be seen in Hasbroeck’s ‘Leica, A
                                                               History Illustrating every Model and Accessory’ — photo XIII
                                                               in the preface of the revised edition.
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