LEICA LEITZ M3 BETRIEBSKAMERA BETRIEBSK 1204 SINGLE STROKE SS 10150 IGEMO CAMERA BODY RARE!
- Serial #1204
- Extremely rare Betriebsk version M3
- These were made for internal use in the Leica Wetzlar factory ONLY
- Never sold to the public, these Betriebsk examples rarely ever show up for sale
- Leica factory Internal reference serial #1204
- Single stroke, late with the long lever, newer speeds and round lugs, proper 1300 back door, larger eye piece. As everyone wants the "over 1 million" series characteristics
-50/90/135mm frame lines
-Cat No. 10150
-Top/bottom plate show some signs of wear as they were INTERNAL cameras for test of use
-Leatherette is all intact
-The shutter speed are accurate and the camera functions are working well like the rangefinder, self timer, film counter
-Shutter curtain is light leak free
This is a collectable but if you want the camera serviced to use, let me know and I will be happy to accommodate!
-Viewfinder/rangefinder is bright and clean
A RARE opportunity to own a piece of history. Almost never offered, I was lucky after the few that I have had over the last 20 years, I came across two. The other was listing on eBay for $7495 and was just recently sold. A pleasure to have and enjoy!