Erwin Hicks

Erwin Hicks

Italian Military Leica M3 camera “Aeronautica Militare”, 1963

Italian Military Leica M3 camera “Aeronautica Militare”, 1963

Italian Military camera Leica M3 “Aeronautica Militare”, circa 1963. Extremely rare camera, engraved with red capitals “AERONAUTICA MILITARE”, delivered to the Italian Air Force on 7th of August 1963, along with collapsible Summicron 2/5cm.Italian Military Leica M3 camera “Aeronautica Militare”, 1963Italian Military Leica M3 camera…

Leica 250 GG camera with Leica-Motor MOOEV, 1941

Leica 250 GG camera with Leica-Motor MOOEV, 1941

The Leica 250 was also known as Leica “Reporter”. With its large cassettes it accommodated 33 feet of film, so it could be used for up to 250 exposures without re-loading. The feature of 1/1000 sec. as fastest exposure speed, a novelty which was introduced…

Voigtlander Bessa RF Color-Heliar ƒ3,5/105mm, 1949

Voigtlander Bessa RF Color-Heliar ƒ3,5/105mm, 1949

Post WWII Voigtländer Bessa RF 6x9cm with coupled rangefinder, very rare model with Color-Heliar 3.5/105mm in Compur-Rapid shutter, this camera was produced between 1947-1949 in very small quantities with Bessa I parts and the new coated Color-Heliar.

Zeiss Hologon 8/16mm T*, 1996

Zeiss Hologon 8/16mm T*, 1996

Using the traditional Hologon® ultra-wide-angle lens as a basis, Carl Zeiss has designed a 16 mm Hologon® f/8 lens. This interchangeable wide-angle lens is virtually distortion-free and provides superior image quality. In view of the extreme field angle, a loss in brightness towards the image…

Leitz Summar 2/5cm M39, TROPEN Tropical lens, 1939

Leitz Summar 2/5cm M39, TROPEN Tropical lens, 1939

Special Summar lens (Leitz product number 42214) designed for tropical conditions. Almost unknown variant of the regular Summar (product number 42134) with an extra element at the front of the lens (optical formula B246a), which makes it a seven element lens. Leitz factory records indicate…