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LEICA LEITZ M4-M ALL BLACK PAINT RANGEFINDER CAMERA BODY +NY MOTOR WINDER RARE!

Leica

  • $11,995.00

SKU: 29437
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Description
Serial #1206777
Black finish
Made in 1969 Wetzlar, Germany

Black paint finish
Made in 1969 Wetzlar, Germany in a small batch of only 140 cameras
The M4-M is much more rare over the M4-MOT
Only 315 examples of the M4-M were made over the than double 640 M4-MOT
This is also a very special example with the all black paint knobs, rewind, shoe, lugs and all

         Production Serial # 1206752 1206891 Leica M4 mot (Schwz Lackiert) 1969

This is a very RARE, special, early all black paint version M4-M camera with its matching NY electronic Motor winder. 


Details
35/90/135mm frame lines
Shutter speeds B, 1 - 1/1000th
Cat No. 10400

Includes
Body cap
Leica Motorwinder

Cosmetics 8-/10
Top shows moderate signs of use
Original patina but some marks on one corner by the counter

Leatherette is all intact on the motor which is very rare
Black paint Lugs are clean
A nice camera overall!

Mechanics 7+/10
Shutter speeds are working on the camera. May need a service CLA as it has not been touched in decades
Motorwinder was working but then one of the pins on the battery compartment needs replacing. Easy fix. Counter on both motor and camera are working well.

Camera functions are working well.

Optics 9-/10
Viewfinder/rangefinder is bright and clean


This is a very VERY special camera. This is not your regular M4 MOTOR camera. I recently sold a M4-MOT on ebay # 284973683225 for $8000. Fair.

This camera has the EARLY black paint LUGS, BLACK PAINT BACK DOOR and the BLACK PAINT film rewind knob along with the black shutter release cup and BLACK PAINT accessory shoe screws and all
( similar to the early M4 that sell for $50,000-75,000 )

This is of the earliest type and VERY VERY RARE!
The motor can be repaired or even a new one purchased for $3000 or so but the camera is a spectacular.

VERY RARE all black paint version with black paint extras LUGS, BACK DOOR, Rewind knob, shoe and release button cup. VERY RARE!

A pleasure to have and enjoy!