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LEICA LEITZ I MODEL A LUXUS GOLD CAMERA +50MM ELMAR LENS +CAP RARE NICE! CLA'ed!

Leica

  • $1,995.00
  • $1,995.00 Save $500

SKU: 26320
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Description
-Serial #29982
-Made in 1929 in Wetzlar, Germany
-Officially Leica set aside serial numbers 34803 - 34817 for the Luxus but examples have shown up with serial numbers anywhere between 24XXX and 68XXX. 
-Officially only 95 ever made and they command $xxx,xxx HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS $$$.
-This is an original Leica 1 Model A camera body that has been plated and finished as a LUXUX camera and lens combination.
-It is an after market gold plated example, however, the serial number, model and year are all correct for it being an original special edition 'Luxus' camera with all the chrome parts being gold plated and having the unusual lizard skin leatherette. 

 

Details
-'Luxus' gold finish example
-Original Leica 1A rangefinder
-Made in 1930
-Speeds Z, 1/20 - 1/500

Includes
-Built in 50mm f3.5 Elmar lens with front cap

Cosmetics 9/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Top/bottom plate are clean.
-Leatherette is all intact

 

Beautiful finish and great Lizard skin

Mechanics 9/10
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture ring is smooth
-Shutter speeds are accurate

The camera was just given a CLA 

Optics 9/10
-No fog, fungus, separation or scratches
-Viewfinder is bright and clean
-No light leaks in the shutter curtain

This is a wonderful example and exceptionally well executed. Really very nice to have and enjoy!