A rare Leica MP with matching Leicavit MP,
Lot 2241
A rare Leica MP with matching Leicavit MP,
Sold for HK$ 572,000 (US$ 73,802) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare Leica MP with matching Leicavit MP,
Lot Details
A rare Leica MP with matching Leicavit MP,
No. 184,
with 5cm f2 Summicron lens No. 1216923, in collapsible M mount, matching number on inside of shutter crate.

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Leica - A History Illustrating Every Model and Accessory, p. 160, P.H.V.Hasbroeck. Sothebys Publications, 1983.

    Introduced in 1956 as a special M Leica for press use, 450 units of these MP types were produced and were available in both chrome and black variants.
    MP Leicas have evolved into being the iconic Leica.
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