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Leica Leitz I(a) Black Paint Early 'Hockey Stick' Film Camera Body w/ Case Rare


  • $1,995.00

SKU: 23962
Barcode: 2382-1

This very rare very late serial number example Leica I (Model A) black paint camera body is in excellent condition cosmetically, mechanically and optically. Serial #7673. Extremely early 4-digit serial number. Made in 1928. 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, hockey stick infinity focus lock and nickel plate finish on the knobs and lens. In excellent condition overall and a must have for any collector.

-Made in 1928
-Built in Elmar 50mm f3.5 lens
-Mushroom shutter release button
-Hockey stick infinity focus lock
-Black paint/nickel finish
-Cat No. LEVIR

Auction Includes
-50mm Elmar/Elmax f3.5 lens w/ original black paint cap
-Original Leica brown leather case

Cosmetics 7.5/10
-No dings or dents on body
-Noticeable brassing on black paint finish

Mechanics 9.5+/10
-Shutter speeds are accurate
-All camera functions are working normally
-Focusing is smooth
-Aperture ring is smooth

Optics 9.5+/10
-Extremely clean and bright viewfinder
-No fungus, separation or scratches