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LEICA LEITZ IIIF LOOHN BLACK DIAL SELF TIMER SM LTM RANGEFINDER BODY UPGRADED!

Leica

  • $395.00

SKU: 26861
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Description

  • Serial #452262
  • Made in Wetzlar, Germany 1951; post-war example
  • This camera is a Leica factory conversion. The conversion would have been
    requested by the original owner in the 1950s. 
  • The conversion included a self timer making this a VORLAUF camera, 
    the conversion also included a slow speed dial and the flash sync.
  • The black dial differs in its shutter speeds 1/60, 1/40, 1/30, 1/4
This was upgraded to the TOP OF THE LINE IIIF Red Dial SELF TIMER with a flash sync. In stunning conidtion. Really kept in AMAZING CONDITION for the last 60+ years. WOW!

Details

  • Speeds B, 1" - 1/1000
  • Built in 50mm viewfinder
  • Cat No. LOOHN

Includes

  • Body only

Cosmetics 9/10

  • Top plate is basically in MINT condition.
  • Base plate is also very nice ( only a few faint marks )
  • Leatherette is all intact
  • Lugs are nice!

Mechanics 9/10

  • Slow shutter speeds are working
  • No light leaks in the shutter curtain
  • Camera function like the rangefinder, self timer and rewind and advance are all working well!

Optics 9/10

  • Viewfinder/rangefinder are bright and clean
A beautiful camera and these converted cameras are VERY RARE. The cost to upgrade was a lot of money as well as done right by Leica themselves. Really NICE to have and enjoy!