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Fine Photographica

Cameras

  • Newbury, Berkshire, UK

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Featured lots

Lot 277

A rare Leitz grey World War II military-issue Hektor 13.5cm f/4.5 Lens, serial no. 576103, 1941, screw mount, with last three digits of serial number pencilled in German script inside lens barrel when head removed, barrel, G,

Estimate

£4000-6000

Lot 280

A Leica M4-Mda Camera Body, serial no. 1414083, black enamel, shutter working, one of the least known and rarest Leica M4 variations; the last M4ss produced in 1975 were built on the Mda body; this camera has a data strip channel on the left side of the film gate and no delay timer, with reportedly less than 200 examples ever produced, body G-VG, missing bezel for flash socket, visible wear to some screws and viewfinder selector lever

Estimate

£5000-8000

Lot 282

A rare Leica M3 olive green 'Bundeseigentum' Outfit, body serial no. 927721, 1958, shutter working at all speeds, 'Bundeseigentum 12-121-5418' engraved on rear of top plate, with German military golden eagle sticker adjacent, body VG, with matching lenses - 50mm f/2.8 Elmar lens, no. 1668688, engraved 'Bundeseigentum', barrel VG, elements, VG, missing ITOOY lens hood with contract number, 135mm f/4.5 Elmar lens, no. 1659165, engraved 'Bundeseigentum 12-120-1625', barrel G,

Estimate

£10000-120000

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Auction highlights

  • Fine Photographica
  • 13th March 2018

Lot 36

An early 19th Century treen Phrenology Patch Box 'Cranologie du Docteur Gall', the lid embossed with diagrammatic skulls, the base with description of the system, 80mm diam., G-VG

Price realised

£720

Lot 253

A Dallmeyer No.2C Extra Rapid Portrait Lens, serial no. 23755, circa 1874, brass mount, rack and pinion focusing, with full set of Waterhouse stops in maker's leather case, barrel VG, elements VG, minor internal dust and debris

Price realised

£1700

Lot 277

A rare Leitz grey World War II military-issue Hektor 13.5cm f/4.5 Lens, serial no. 576103, 1941, screw mount, with last three digits of serial number pencilled in German script inside lens barrel when head removed, barrel, G, some paint degradation and brassing, small dent to aperture scale ring, elements, G, light haze with some internal dust, in maker's card tube, lacks end cap, with refinished grey A36 lens hood, by A.O Roth London

Price realised

£5500