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LEICA I MODEL A MUSHROOM CAMERA SET +CASE +FLQOO SHADE +FODIS RARE #14344 WOW!

Leica

  • $2,495.00

SKU: 27488
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Description
-Serial #14344
-Black paint/nickel finish
-Made in 1929 in Wetzlar, Germany
-Rare early Leica I (Model A) with the 'mushroom' style shutter release button and 'hockey stick' style infinity focus lock
-Features the mushroom release button, non-feathered arrows, hockey stick infinity focus lock and nickel plate finish on the knobs and lens

A complete set and a very nice one. Very rare 3 piece hood with the proper SQUARE cut out in the front, only for the early Leica 1 Models. A very rare shade with the filter. 3 pc. 
Very rare Mushroom button. Complete set which is rarely found, all original with its case and all!

Details
-Built-in Elmar 50mm f3.5 lens
-Mushroom shutter release button
-Hockey stick infinity focus lock
-Black paint/nickel finish
-Cat No. LEDRL

Includes
-50mm Elmar f3.5 lens 
-Lens FLQOO/ early FISION / FOOKH square cut out shade
-Original vintage Leica 1 brown leather case. RARE!
-Film cannister
-Leica FODIS rangefinder

Cosmetics 8.5/10
-No dings or dents on body
-Modest brassing on black paint finish

A clean system considering its 100+ age. Amazing!

Mechanics 8.5+/10
-Slow shutter speeds are accurate
-All other camera functions are working normally
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture is a bit stiff, but still smooth and can be used. 

Optics 8.5/10
-Viewfinder is clean with a few cleaning marks
-No fungus, separation or scratches
-Lens is clean and clear

A wonderful RARE and beautiful complete set. A true legendary camera and nice to have a 100+ year old camera all original. A blast from the past. A pleasure to have and enjoy!