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Leica Leitz M3 Transitional Hammertone Repaint Camera w/ MR Light Meter Nice


  • $2,250.00
  • $2,250.00 Save $100

SKU: 24981

-Serial #896798
-Single stroke transitional body
-Transitional M3 example with the best features of both the early double stroke and later single stroke bodies
-Features the early style rabbit ear lugs, later style shutter speed dial, later style ISO dial and back door
-Features the unusual hammertone finish that is a repaint

-Made in 1957
-0.91x viewfinder
-Cat No. 10150 (IGEMO)

Auction includes
-Body cap
-Leica MR meter in matching hammertone finish
-Flash sync caps

Cosmetics 8.5+/10
-No dings, dents or major marks
-Top/bottom plates are clean
-Cold shoe and film advance lever show minor bright marks
-Leatherette is all intact except for a tiny area near the bottom right corner
-Lugs are clean

Mechanics 9/10
-Shutter speeds are accurate
-Unfortunately, the MR meter does not couple properly
-MR meter no longer works

Optics 9.5+/10
-Viewfinder/rangefinder is bright and clean