6 June 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 96
GBP 150 - GBP 200
Sakura, Japan; nickel-plated round body, the back inscribed MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN, with film packet and instructions in maker's wooden box stamped MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN
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Condition: 4B(ii) Cosmetic: Normal use and wear. Mechanical: Apparently working. Lenses: Clean and clear, minor handling marks.
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