LEICA LEITZ STANDARD NEW YORK CAMERA +50MM WOLLENSAK +90MM BLACK PAINT SET RARE!
- Serial #305765
- Chrome finish
- First Leica camera with interchangeable lens that was standardised without being matched!
- Comes with two rare Wollensak lenses 50mm f3.5 and 90mm f4.5
Serial # range 305701 - 305800 Leica I YEAR 1938 TOTAL MADE -100
- This is a VERY RARE NEW YORK Leica I STANDARD camera set. Post war camera that was assigned for the NEW YORK market and marked as such. With its matching E LEITZ INC. N.Y. box and the most rare WOLLENSAK VOLOSTIGMAT 50mm f3.5 lens and front CAP.
***Also matched with an even more rare matching BLACK PAINTED 90mm f4.5 SERIES II WOLLENSAK VELOSTIGMAT black lens.
The 90mm lens is marked with the Leitz DIAMOND logo on the bottom chrome base ring. VERY NICE LENS and HARD TO FIND as most made were only the 50mm with the matching camera.
- This is a wonderful set. Very well kept and recently a similar camera sold at the 38th Leitz Auction June 2021 LOT # 20 for EURO 3600 ( over $4200 ) for the camera and 50mm alone ( 90mm not included ) and for a later, convert camera.
- Wollensak 50mm Velostigmat f3.5 lens + matched cap
- Wollensak 90mm Velostigmat f4.5 lens + Leica caps
- Camera box case
- No dings, dents or major marks
- Top/bottom plates are very clean
- Leatherette is all intact
- The camera and 50mm lens are really wonderful
*90mm lens because it is painted shows some wear on the black painted finish with original patina bubbles * nice!
- Shutter speeds are accurate
- All other camera functions are working normall
- Viewfinder are bright and clean
- Lenses are clean and clear!
This set that is being offered is really outstanding. Very well priced and very hard to come by! Very pretty and a must have for any collector or enthusiast. A pleasure to have and enjoy!