Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955

Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955
Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955 — Photo credit: © WestLicht Photographica

Unique cutaway of Leica M3 prototype camera, the top plate is different from the production models (Leica M2 style of the finder and rangefinder windows, M3 film counter), no production camera in this form is known, a fascinating piece of history.