Leica 72 18x24mm Wetzlar camera, 1949

Leica 72 18x24mm Wetzlar camera, 1949
Leica 72 18x24mm Wetzlar camera, 1949 — Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica

The very first Leica camera 72 made in Wetzlar, the only Leica 72 with sharkskin covering! Listed in the Hahne list as the first Wetzlar Leica 72, two years before the next camera. IIIa type without synchronization, in perfect and 100% original condition. Purchased by the current owner from the famous Leica author Theo Kisselbach more than 25 years ago. The camera comes with an expertise with photographs of the interior from Leica expert Ottmar Michaely.