35mm rangefinder camera
with Canon Lens 50 1.4
Genuine Leica M2
This camera have been REALLY USED for photography,
not for sunday show-off or pompous display.
EXCELLENT working conditions:
CLA’d, rangefinder alignment checked, and curtain changed around 2007.
(The curtain is NEW, not second-hand replacement)
Perfectly working at all speed.
Leica M mount
35-50-90mm frames in viewfinder (automatic display in viewfinder with real M mount lens)
Disk frame counter mechanism.
The appearance of the body shows its life:
Two visible bumps on top plate, one near exposure counter, one near the Leica engraving. DO NOT AFFECT THE MECHANISM.
Various scratches and micro-bumps (see pictures)
Leatherette show some pieces off, and an old reparation (see pictures)
No self-timer model (no selfie guys!)
According to serial number:
year of production: 1959 (1200 units produced of this serie)
“New light window” serie
2 extras were added to body (removables):
A rewind crank (not original Leica)
Orange soft release shutter button, engraved “Leica”
(rare, not original Leica)
Genuine Canon Lens 50mm 1:1.4
9 blades with round ends
Iris opens as full round circle at f/1.4
Made in Japan
Distance engraved in ft
Leica M mount
The glass is in very good conditions.
Very tiny dust inside front glass (check pictures)
Do not affect image quality.
Rings show a little loose, not a problem but needed to say.
Focusing and aperture rings move smooth at any aperture (1.4 to 22).
No mold on glass.
Lens BODY show traces of normal use, scratches.
Blades in very good condition.
Provided with a UV filter.
The full bundle includes:
The Leica M2 body
The Canon 50 1:1.4 lens
Plastic modern cap for body
Plastic modern back cap for lens
Vintage front cap for lens
Genuine vintage Canon hood
(hood almost never used, because appears in viewfinder when mounted, needs to take the UV filter off the lens to install properly)
A braided leather strap, dark brown color.
Soft release button
The appearance of body, without “red dot”, and the vintage front cap make it a more portable camera than recents models, not catching the attention of uneducated robbers on the run.
“The best camera is the one you got with you.”
This camera bundle is truly for people who want to shoot with a real Leica.
For camera porn please fill your caddy somewhere else.