Saturday, 18 February 2017
Six foot Leica for sale-$250 million (O.N.O.?)
No picture with this one as it's illustrated across two pages of The Times (London) supplement today, 18.2.17. Go out and buy a copy this morning. At 924 Bel Air Road, Hollywood is a house with an enormous 'Leica' reproduction which could appear to be a bar or a piece of furniture, However what is most interesting is the model used by the maker. The body obviously has a battery cover from the M6/M7 but also a front slow speed dial. There is an angled rewind as in later M cameras but above all... the lens, clearly marked f2.0 5cm Summar but the serial number is unclear (last made 1940) Very strange. A rather nice house is included in the asking price.