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This sale is for a ELMAX 1:3.5 f=50mm NICKLE RARE LEITZ LENS LEICA I Mod. A BLACK PAINT CAMERA KIT. Very rare original 1st version Leitz Elmax Nickle 1:3.5/50mm collapsible lens with a Bakelite period lens cap, on a Leica Mod.1a camera body. The lens is very clean and in perfect working order. Also included is a black paint rangefinder hot shoe attachment in original Leitz leather case. The camera spools and containers, release cable, leather case and impossible to find original 1928 instruction user manual completes the package.
Item as described
All our classic, vintage photographic and scientific items are USED unless otherwise stated in the description. None of the cameras, lenses or camera accessories, or other equipment which we are listing have been film tested unless specifically stated in the description above. We try to describe all of our items as accurately as possible. Lenses and camera shutters are physically tested only, by eye and ear/sound. Lens glass and various other optical items such as rangefinders and viewfinders are by visual inspection only. Keep in mind that most lenses, even brand new lenses may have dust particles inside. It has no affect on image results whatsoever. Most items are collectible and sold accordingly. If you intend on using the items in the field or for professional reasons, it is advisable to have the item serviced or cleaned, lubricated and adjusted for ultimate perfection. All of our items are sold AS IS with no returns. Please be aware, you are buying from a professional vintage photographic dealer. You should expect everything to function reasonably well, and that optics have no problems that would noticeably affect image quality and results, unless we describe them otherwise. We try to mention obvious defects or faults and flaws. Please take into consideration that most of the items we sell are used, vintage classic optical collectible equipment. We do not service or repair or maintain or restore equipment (unless mentioned in the description). At best we give the equipment a clean before photography. We test it for function, but can’t guarantee accuracy due to temperamental nature of such vintage classical equipment.
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We gladly combine shipping charges for multiple purchases allowing you for additional savings. We will calculate shipping at the end of all your purchases. International customers, please note: Depending what country you are purchasing from, duties and taxes on your purchase may be applicable. These are your responsibility and vary from country to country therefore we do not know how much they will be. Please take this into consideration when making your purchase.