Cameras

Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955

Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955

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.Leica M3 Prototype “Cutaway” 1955Leica…

Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002

Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002

Original Leica M7 body cutaway model, one of very few M7 cutaway models!Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002Leica M7 “Cutaway”, 2002

Leica 250 GG camera with Leica-Motor MOOEV, 1941

Leica 250 GG camera with Leica-Motor MOOEV, 1941

The Leica 250 was also known as Leica “Reporter”. With its large cassettes it accommodated 33 feet of film, so it could be used for up to 250 exposures without re-loading. The feature of 1/1000 sec. as fastest exposure speed, a novelty which was introduced…

Leica M2 Black Paint “Bruno Barbey”, 1962

Leica M2 Black Paint “Bruno Barbey”, 1962

Original black painted M2 owned by famous Magnum photographer Bruno Barbey with matching and rare black 8-element Summicron 2/35 mm no. 1852188, strap. The camera comes with the certificate of ownership and his famous books: 'Les Italiens' and 'Maroc'. Born in Morocco, Bruno Barbey studied…

Leica M3 black paint, 1964

Leica M3 black paint, 1964

Leica M cameras with black varnish have long held a special fascination for collectors. On the one hand, this is because they are rare (most of the M3, M2 and M4 cameras were delivered in a chrome version), on the other because the black-paint cameras…

Leica 250 GG Reporter, 1941

Leica 250 GG Reporter, 1941

The Leica 250 or Reporter was introduced in 1934, bearing serial numbers from 130001 (1934) to 359916 (1953); total production is less than one thousand cameras. The unusually shaped Leica produced 250 photographs on 33 feet of film in special cassettes. The characteristic of the…

Leica M Camera Collection “Paul Fusco”, 1958-1987

Leica M Camera Collection “Paul Fusco”, 1958-1987

Paul Fusco (born in Leominster, Massachusetts, 1930), a member of Magnum Photos since 1974, began his career photographing for the U.S. Signal Core during the Korean War. He studied photojournalism at Ohio University and his work has been widely published and exhibited, including exhibitions at…