Leica M3 “Franz Hubmann” camera 1959

Leica M3 “Franz Hubmann” camera, 1959

Personal Leica M3 camera of the famous Austrian photographer Franz Hubmann (1914-2007), single stroke M3 made in 1959 with Summicron 2/35mm lens, with vintage silver print 'Franz Hubmann Self-portrait with Leica' (18x15cm stamped 'Hubmann Wien 13., Witteg.8') c.1960. The camera on the photograph is the Leica M3 offered. Provenance: Axel Hubmann, estate of Franz Hubmann, with a letter of certification by Axel Hubmann - for the 100th birthday of Franz Hubmann the Leica Galleries in Salzburg and Vienna show the exhibition 'Sounds of Vienna - 100 Years Franz Hubmann'.

Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica Auction