Jordan Nicolas

Jordan Nicolas

Leica M3 black paint, 1959

Leica M3 black paint, 1959

Often press photographers attach particular importance to an inconspicuous, unobtrusive Leica camera. Instead of shiny silver chrome plating, this version of the Leica M3 is finished in satin matte black paint. Today the black paint versions of the early Leica M models are sought-after collector…

Leica 0-series 122, 1923

Leica 0-series 122, 1923

Only approx. 25 of these cameras were produced to test the market in 1923, two years before the commercial introduction of the Leica A. The offered camera is in beautiful and fully working condition, all parts including the paintwork are original, with the matching lens…

Leica M Cameras “Rene Burri” 1958-1965

Leica M Cameras “Rene Burri” 1958-1965

René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014) took his first photograph of a prominent person in Zurich when he was 13 – the subject was Winston Churchill. Starting in 1950, he studied to become a photographer at the School of Applied Arts in…

Leitz Summar 2/5cm “TROPEN” tropical lens, 1937

Leitz Summar 2/5cm “TROPEN” tropical lens, 1937

Very special Leitz Summar lens (Leitz product number 42214) designed for tropical conditions, very rare 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 construction, Leitz factory…