Oscar Fisher

Oscar Fisher

Leica M4 Camera “Cutaway”, 1970

Leica M4 Camera “Cutaway”, 1970

Rare Leica M4 “cutaway” camera, with black dummy Summicron-M 2/50mm with box. Leica M4 started production in 1966, as the direct successor of the M3, featuring framelines for 35 mm, 50 mm, 90 mm and 135 mm lenses in a 0.72 magnification viewfinder/rangefinder. It has…

Leica M2 black paint “Herbert List”, 1960

Leica M2 black paint “Herbert List”, 1960

Herbert List was born 1903 in Hamburg. He studied literature at the University of Heidelberg. In 1930 he met photographer Andreas Feininger and began taking portraits of friends and shooting still lives, influenced by the Bauhaus and surrealist movements. He used male models, draped fabric,…

Leica IIIb Chrome Camera “Cutaway”, 1939

Leica IIIb Chrome Camera “Cutaway”, 1939

Very rare, Leitz factory made Leica IIIb Chrome camera “Cutaway”, 1939 Schnittmodell model, showcasing some of the changes from the prevous models.Leica IIIb Chrome Camera “Cutaway”, 1939Leica IIIb Chrome Camera “Cutaway”, 1939Leica IIIb Chrome Camera “Cutaway”, 1939

Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952

Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952

The first all mechanical M body exposing all the vital innards. One of only 2 original “cutaway” Leica cameras of the prototype M3, in perfect condition, this camera is illustrated in Lager Vol.1 pg.176, Paul-Henry van Hasbroeck 'Leica in Colour'.

Carl Zeiss Contax Biogon 4,5/21mm wide-angle lens, 1956

Carl Zeiss Contax Biogon 4,5/21mm wide-angle lens, 1956

Carl Zeiss Oberkochen Contax BIOGON 21mm f/4.5 rangefinder (RF) ultra-wide-angle lens, made in 1956. Designed by Ludwig Bertele and based on the legendary 20mm ƒ/5,6 Russar MR-2 lens made by KMZ in USSR and designed by the russian optical genius Mikhail Mikhailovich Rusinov.

Leitz Summitar * 2/5cm M39 thorium-oxide glass lens, 1950

Leitz Summitar * 2/5cm M39 thorium-oxide glass lens, 1950

Very rare Summitar * prototype of the later Summicron with thorium-oxide element in correct mount (diaphragm to ƒ/22), a small series of these lenses were produced for testing purposes in 1950, 3 years before the Summicron came on the market. The introduction of the Summicron…

Leica I Mod. C “Luxus” Elmar ƒ3,5/50mm, 1930

Leica I Mod. C “Luxus” Elmar ƒ3,5/50mm, 1930

The one and only I Mod. C “Luxus” in 100% original and fine condition. Originally, this Leica I Mod.A camera was shipped on March 13th, 1930 to Berlin. With gold plated metal parts and red lizard skin body, it was never restored and has the…