24 August 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 352
GBP 200 - GBP 300
Leica IIIa no. 261757
chrome, with a Leitz Elmar f/3.5 5cm. lens no. 344626 and a Leitz Elmar f/4 9cm. lens no. 576497, in maker's ever ready case (2)
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Condition: 2B(ii) Cosmetic: Good condition, minimal marks to camera body. Mechanical: Apparently working. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
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