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LEICA LEITZ M3 DS TRANSITIONAL CHROME RANGEFINDER CAMERA BODY +CAP NICE!

Leica

  • $995.00

SKU: 27068
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Description
-Serial #875825
-Chrome finish
-Made in Wetzlar, Germany in 1957

This is the desirable TRANSITIONAL M3 camera with the best features. The first time Leica introduced the NEW speed ( after serial no. 85400 ) but still features the BETTER details on the camera...double stroke film advance lever with a quiet return, rabbit ear lugs, early style 1000 ASA dial, serial no. stamped on the inner chassis. etc...


Details
-50/90/135mm frame lines
-Cat No. 10150 

Includes
-Rear flash sync cap
-Body cap

Cosmetics 8/10
-No major marks. 
-A small impression on the back of the top plate but overall nice!

-Top plate has moderate bright marks
-Leatherette is all intact
-Lugs are clean

Mechanics 8.5+/10
-Shutter speeds are accurate
-All camera functions are working well
-Shutter curtain is light leak free

Optics 9/10
-Viewfinder/rangefinder is bright and clean

The transitional cameras are really the best of the best. Short arm DOUBLE STROKE with the newer speeds and the better lugs, eye piece, back door, and construction overall. The M3 is a legend and to have the best version M3 makes this the BEST OF THE BEST!