London, South Kensington
2 September 1999
Leica IIIc no. 465160
chrome, 'sharkskin' body-covering, the top-plate engraved AERONAUTICA MILITARE, infilled in red, the camera front synchronised; with a Leitz Summitar f/2 5cm. lens no. 666918, the barrel engraved A.M, in maker's ever ready case stamped AERONAUTICA MILITARE
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James L. Lager (1993) Leica. An Ilustrated History. Vol 1-Cameras, p. 103-104.
The Aeronautica Militare engraving indicates postwar use by the Italian airforce.
Condition: 4C(ii) Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Light signs of wear. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
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