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LEICA M3 TRANSITIONAL CHROME IGEMO 10150 BODY WITH M2 VIEWFINDER 35/50/90MM RARE

Leica

  • $2,495.00

SKU: 28628
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Description
-Serial #855367
-Chrome finish
-Made in Wetzlar, Germany in 1957
-Features Rabbit Ear lugs, double stroke film advance lever, 1000 ASA back door - non ball baring style, New Style Shutter speeds, longer R lever engage lever ( proper for the Leica M3 )
All the characteristics of a Transitional Body

Comes with a Leica original QUICK LOAD system and also has a proper 2pc set with the QUICK LOAD film spool and base plate fitting attachment

A very interesting body as this is a proper M3 camera and in the desirable 854001-858000 serial # range of the first batch of the newer 13 speeds.
BUT, it has a proper M2 viewfinder with 35mm 50mm and 90mm.


Details
-35/50/90mm frame lines
-Cat No. 10150

Includes
-Body cap
-Sync cap
-Take-up Spool
-Quick Load Kit

Cosmetics 8/10
Clean overall
-Minor pin head impression to right of R rewind engage lever
Leatherette replaced on the body and the back door. All intact!
-Lugs are clean
Top and bottom plate are clean overall

Mechanics 9/10
-Shutter speeds are accurate
-All camera functions are working well
-Shutter curtain is light leak free

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

Very interesting camera. If you like the body of the M3 and mechanics but always wanted a M3 with a 35mm viewfinder, this is it!
Something unique and special and especially nice as a transitional body with all the nice features
A pleasure to have and enjoy!