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27  Leica IIIb                              € 300    30  Leica IIIc chrome                      € 2.000
             no. 345340, 1939, condition B+        € 600 – 700     ‘Property of U.S. Army’
                                                                   no.  402660, 1946, condition B–   € 4.000 – 4.500
        Body in very good condition (vulcanite repair on the back), with
        chrome Summar 2/5 cm no. 448812 (slight cleaning marks), inclusive   An original U.S. Army camera, engraved on the rear of the top plate
        stereo-attachment Stereoly no. 1987                  with ‘Property of U.S. Army’, according to the Leica delivery records,
                                                             the camera has been delivered to the U.S. Army on 28.08.1946 and
                                                             was once in repair on 10.05.1960 — when it was upgraded to IIIf
        28  Leica IIIc chrome                       € 800    specifications, it comes with original U.S. Army Hektor 4.5/13.5 cm
             ‘Italian African Police’                        no. 590881 — delivered to the U.S. Army on 09.09.1946; it is extremely
                                                             hard to find such complete and well-documented outfit
             no. 378487, 1942, condition B–     € 1.600 – 2.000
        An unique Leica IIIc with special engraving on the back ‘P.A.I.’
        (‘Polizia dell’Africa Italiana’ — the police force of Italian North Africa   31   Leica IIIc grey    € 1.200
        and Italian East Africa from 1 June 1936 to 1 December 1945), in fine   ‘Luftwaffen-Eigentum’
        condition, with original red curtain, missing a piece of vulcanite on   no.  388231, 1942, condition B–   € 2.400 – 2.600
        the back, extremely rare
                                                             Rare and original grey military camera, engraved with ‘Fl. No.38079’
                                                             on the top, engraving ‘Luftwaffen-Eigentum’ on the rear of the top
        29  Leica IIIc chrome ‘Heer’             € 3.000 *   plate defaced, grey Vulkanite; the camera was delivered to Luftwaffe
             + MOOLY-C                                       Berlin on 16.09.1942
             no. 379613, 1941, condition B      € 6.000 – 7.000
        Original German military Leica IIIc, engraved on the top plate with   32   Leica IIIc K grey    € 1.000
        ‘Heer’, with matching Summitar 2/5 cm no. 563095 (engraved near   no.  389018K, 1942, condition B–   € 2.000 – 2.400
        the mount with ‘Heer’), both camera and the lens delivered to
        Berlin on 26.09.1941 (delivery number 25993), included it this set   Grey camera in fine condition (no K on shutter blind, not light proof),
        is a NOOKY closeup device engraved with ‘Heer’ and MOOLY-C   with uncoated Summitar 2/5 cm no. 579808 (very good optics, front
        engraved with ‘Rechlin 302785’, Rechlin was an important airport   cap)
        for German Luftwaffe in WWII, it is one of the most complete and
        sophisticated military Leica outfit we have seen









































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