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Leica M3 black           € 8.000 *
                                                                                                                                      paint + Leicavit MP
                                                                                                                                      no. 1078766, 1963,    € 16.000 – 20.000
                                                                                                                                      condition B+
                                                                                                                                      An original M3 black paint, very rare version
                                                                                                                                      factory-adapted to use with Leicavit MP, from
                                                                                                                                      an official batch of 300 cameras issued in
                                                                                                                                      1963, in very good condition, small dent near
                                                                                                                                      the rewind knob, incl. black paint Leicavit MP
                                                                                                                                      (totally restored).




















              Hektor 2.5/12 cm prototype outfit                                                € 20.000 *
              no. 753027, 1949, condition A/B                                                € 40.000 – 50.000
              An extremely rare high-speed telephoto lens, from a small   engraved with ‘Hektor 12 cm, Ernst Leitz Wetzlar, Germany’
              batch of only 14 lenses issued for testing purposes in 1949   and 12 cm prototype frame finder. Also included in this lot
              (all later production lenses were 12.5 cm), designed to work   is a Visoflex I with 45° finder and a Leica IIc no. 433633. The
              with Visoflex I, also usable on Visoflex II with the OUBIO   12 cm Hektor is one of the rarest Leica lenses, and this is one
              extension tube, here in a set with matching near-mint hood   of the best examples known to exist.
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