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LEICA MIDLAND IIIF RED DIAL SELF TIMER CHROME RANGEFINDER CAMERA BODY +CAP RARE!

Leica

  • $4,995.00

SKU: 27296
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Description

  • Serial #684768
  • A VERY RARE MIDLAND ONTARIO CANADA marked camera
  • Chrome finish
  • Made in 1955 in Wetzlar, Germany
  • Ernst Leitz Wetzlar
  • Silver chrome finish, vulcanite wrapped 
  • Red Dial example with Self timer and flash synch port
  • Red dial has 1/75, 1/50, 1/25, 1/5(On slow speed dial) speeds
  •  Flash synchronisation ring added below the shutter speed knob
These Midland marked cameras are exceptionally rare and very desirable. Very few made in midland from the full production and even fewer were marked MIDLAND.
I have only seen a handful of these MIDLAND cameras over the last 20 years. They are exceptionally rare and a must have for any collector or enthusiast.

Details

  • Built in 50mm viewfinder
  • Built in rangefinder
  • Cat No. LOOHN

Includes

  • Body with body cap only

Cosmetics 9/10

  • No major dings, dents or marks
  • Top/bottom plate is clean with minor wear
  • Leatherette is intact
  • Lugs are clean

Mechanics 9/10

  • Shutter speeds are accurate
  • No light leaks in the shutter curtain
  • All other camera functions are working well

Optics 9/10

  • Viewfinder/rangefinder are bright and clean
I can not stress the RARITY of this camera. This is a great deal in comparison to a recent sale of a MIDLAND IIIF and what is also available on eBay. A pleasure to have and enjoy.