In the world of vintage cameras and precision optical tools, there’s an event that stands above the rest – the Leitz Photographica Auction. This globally recognized auction showcases exquisite handcrafted cameras, lenses, and fascinating accessories that have withstood the test of time. Each year, these meticulously crafted pieces take the spotlight, finding new homes with the highest bidders. Celebrating its 20th anniversary last year, the auction marked the milestone with a special revelation – the exclusive Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction,” a collector’s dream come true.
Capturing Legacy: The Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction”
Collaborating closely with Leica Camera AG, the Leitz Photographica Auction has unveiled a true marvel for camera aficionados – the Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction.” This exceptional offering comprises a Leica M6 camera and the remarkable Noctilux-M 50 f/1.2 ASPH. lens, both draped in a striking glossy black paint finish.
Commemorating Legacy with Limited Edition
Limited to just 20 pieces, the M6 Set “Leitz Auction” pays homage to the auction’s 20th anniversary while radiating an air of exclusivity. Every detail of this ensemble is meticulously designed to exude a festive spirit. The set features a glossy black paint finish, adorned with a Leitz logo made from solid gold, meticulously handcrafted by a goldsmith in the renowned German city of Wetzlar. To add a touch of refinement, exclusive real wood armouring crafted from walnut veneer adorns the ensemble, harmoniously combining classic craftsmanship with contemporary design.
Elegant Finishes and Exquisite Details
The noble design of the Leica M6 Set is further elevated by gold and red engravings, adding a touch of sophistication to an already awe-inspiring masterpiece. This limited-edition set includes lens cap, body cap, and lens hood, all finished with the same glossy black paint. A custom-made strap, crafted from smooth black leather, accompanies the ensemble, providing both functionality and style. Each set is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, solidifying its status as a true collector’s gem.
Availability and Price
The Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction” is exclusively available through Leica Camera Classics in Vienna. For tech enthusiasts who seek to own this piece of history, the recommended retail price for this extraordinary set is €25,980.00, inclusive of VAT.
A Glimpse into Timeless Craftsmanship
The Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction” is a testament to the harmonious fusion of cutting-edge technology and artisanal craftsmanship. With a limited run of just 20 units, this collector’s piece encapsulates the spirit of the Leitz Photographica Auction and invites tech enthusiasts to own a piece of history. Whether you’re an avid photographer, a collector, or a tech connoisseur, this limited-edition set promises to be a timeless addition to your collection.