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Lot 1219
Leica IIIf Camera Body with Three Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Lenses and Accessories
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Germany, 1952-53 IIIf camera body (serial number 618345) with leather case, outfitted with Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Summarit 50mm f/1.5 Lens (serial number 822639), marked by Taylor, Taylor & Hobson (US Pat. 2019985).
Other lenses include an Ernst Leitz GmbH Wetzlar Summaron 35mm f/3.5 lens (serial 1016899), and a Leica Elmar 90mm f/4 (serial number 517092).
Accessories include three cased light meters: "Leica-Meter", Leica "Metraphot", Rhamstine Model 12 Electrophot, and Sixti (2 5/8 in. largest); cased turret viewfinder (serial number 780261); a Swiss Photoclip timer; various lens filters a cased Japanese Marucon Video Ultra Macro Wide 0.6X Lens (2 7/8 in.); and six vintage associated manuals and nylon Point brand carrying tote (approximately 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 8 in.).

Some loss to areas of interior aperture of Summarit lens, with associated areas floating. Some cosmetic handling wear to Elmar 90mm f/4 lens, and all cases.