Vintage Leitz Leica Camera Box System 1939 IIIB, 3 Lenses And Accessories
Item History and Pricing
Here is a list of the contents of the box.- Leica IIIb 1939 35 mm film camera, serial number 333869 which dates it to 1939. The mechanism ...sounds good, all knobs work and the inside is clean. The outside of the camera shows minor wear but is otherwise in excellent condition for it’s age. The camera is part of an estate and was cared for, but is untested and unused. This is an AS IS sale.- On the camera is a Summitar 50mm lens, serial number 561494, 1941. I examined the lens and do not see anything concerning. Includes a metal Leica lens cap.
Also in the box is 3 additional lenses they are as follows:- Hektor 135mm lens, serial no. 646168. The glass looks clean, I see a few small spots, but believe they are dust on the inside. I do not see scratches or scuffs. Lens does show some wear consistent with age. Includes metal Leica lens cap.- Hektor 28mm lens serial number is on the inside and is 273372, date is 1935. Glass looks great and the lens in general is extremely clean and in nice shape. Includes metal Leica lens cap.- Elmar 35mm, serial number 494056 date is 1939, I do see smudges on the glass but it’s possible they will clean off, the knob is bent, but i believe it can be bent back. Lens is in otherwise nice shape.
Also included in the box: - 3 filters - blue, yellow and green- 2 film canisters stamped Leica on the top- Leica Universal Viewfinder VIOOH serial number 47503 and 28mm adaptor TUVOO. There is a scratch on the glass of the adaptor. The viewfinder has some wear consistent with use and age.
There are 6 small compartments in the box that are empty, Not sure what they are for. That is for the buyer to research and fill.
PLEASE NOTE: This is an estate piece so I can not offer returns, please ask questions before your bid. This is an “as is” sale so I will answer your questions to the best of my ability. It’s important to me that you are purchasing with confidence, so please be thoughtful in your decision and do not impulse buy.I insure all items of value and ship once a week, so if you have special shipping requests please let me know.
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