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LEICA LEITZ M2 #949042 EARLY LEVER 10800 KOOHE 1958 BLACK PAINT CAMERA BODY RARE

Leica

  • $12,500.00

SKU: 25194
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Description
-Serial #949042
-Original M2 black paint
-Original patina
-Made in 1958 
-This is one of only 500pc ever made from the first batch of black paint M2. Earliest LEVER winder with all the proper features
-Black paint lugs, black paint lever, back door with 1000 ASA in black paint, black paint base plate with the proper black paint release lever. Very rare, all original with its original box. 


Details
-0.72x viewfinder
-Rare black paint finish example
-Cat No.10835M (KOOHE)

Auction includes
-Body cap with the RARE inside of the cap also in black!
-Rear plastic flash synch caps
-Box

Cosmetics 8+/10
-No dings, dents or marks
-Shows moderate signs of use on the black paint finish
-Leatherette is all intact
-Lugs are clean
-ALL ORIGINAL AND UNTOUCHED patina, finish and all. Really very nice!

Mechanics 9.5+/10
-Shutter speeds are accurate
-All camera functions working normally
-Shutter curtain is light leak free

Optics 9.5+/10
-Rangefinder/viewfinder bright and clean

A remarkable find and an outstanding camera in every respect. Very rare and a must for any collector or enthusiast.