Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952

Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952
Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952 — Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica

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'.

Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952
Leica M3 Prototype Camera “Cutaway”, 1952