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LEICA MP Hermes PROTOTYPE #3/8 CAMERA + 35MM SUMMICRON-M F2 ASPH +SHADE NICE!

Leica

  • $13,500.00

SKU: 25164
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Description
-Prototype serial #03/08
-Extremely limited prototype (pre-production) example; only 8 prototype examples ever made. The final regular production made only 500 examples and sells on the open market for about $11,500 USD$. This is not one of the 500 examples made; this is one of the only 8 prototypes ever existed for the MP Hermès
-Features the beautiful light brown calfskin leatherette finish from Hermès with a clean stylish top plate
-A beautiful extremely rare prototype camera and a must have for any collector or enthusiast
-RARE and unique UNMARKED series 35mm f2 ASPH with the proper Hermès metal 12504 CHROME lens shade.

Details
-N.03/08 prototype example
-0.72x viewfinder

Auction Includes
-Body cap
-Metal lens shade

Cosmetics 9.5+/10
-The camera looks to be UNUSED. 
-Chrome is in perfect condition
-Leather on the body is clean
-Lens barrel shows virtually no signs of wear

Mechanics 9.5+/10
-Shutter speed is accurate
-Light meter is working
-All other camera functions are working
-Aperture clicks are crisp

Optics 9.5+/10
-Viewfinder/rangefinder is bright and clean
-Lens is clean and clear

These are factory prototypes and never released on the open market. Outstanding and a MUST for any collector or enthusiast. Very nice combination with unmarked 35mm f2 ASPH, proper HERMES hood and body #3/8. WOW!