London, South Kensington
11 June 2002
Leica M3 no. 974520
chrome, the top plate engraved PIET JOUBERT LEICA SPECIALIST NEWCASTLE, with a Leitz rigid Summicron 5cm. f/2 lens no. 1592204, in maker's ever ready case; a Leica-meter MC; a Leitz Summaron 3.5cm. f/3.5 lens no. 1565472 with fixed spectacle finder, in maker's case; a Kyoei Optical Co. Super Acall 135mm. f/3.5 lens no. 91433 in maker's leather case; instruction booklets; all in a metal case; and a Leitz enlarger.
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Condition: 5C(iii) Cosmetic: Heavy use and wear. Mechanical: Working but accuracy of shutter (usually at slow speeds) questionable. Lenses: Optics require cleaning/cloudy.
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