'32 LEICA 10.5cm ALPINE ELMAR, NICKEL+HOOD/CAP. With VIDOM VF, RED BOX+BROCHURES


A RARE & HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PREWAR LEITZ TELEPHOTO LENS
• ORIGINAL 1932 LEITZ LEICA MOUNTAIN ELMAR 10.5cm, f6.3, SCREWMOUNT - Hove Rarity R6, "Very Rare" - Complete with hood, cap, metal base cap (not pictured), & 1935 Leica Lens Brochure - Plus an original 1930s mountain climbing print, 4.5"w x 3.25"h, made in Munich
- Optics are clear and bright, no haze, fungus, separation, cleaning marks. - Hood and cap show only very slight wear, mainly on edges. Nickel is nearly unmarked. - Focus and iris controls are nice and free. Iris shows no wear and no oil - Uncommon "Leica Lenses" brochure, 6 pages, Jan 1935, thick card stock, nice shape except for some pin-holes in the top right corner
• ORIGINAL 1930s LEITZ LEICA VIDOM Viewfinder, black/nickel, later composite-nose type - In red box, complete with rare 1935 Viewfinder Brochure
- VIDOM carries 10.5cm marking for the Mountain Elmar - Optics are clear, no haze, fungus, cleaning marks. - Controls are all free and working well - Minor marks on the nickel (underside), the nose, and the accessory shoe, but overall looks great. - November 1935 brochure covers all mid-'30s Leitz viewfinders. Very good condition, hole-punched - Original Leitz Red Box is in unusually nice shape
NOTE: Body shown in some shots is not included in the sale.
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