Date: 1938 - made by: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar. Comes with screw mount, collapsible lens: Leitz Elmar 1:3,5 F= 5 cm.
542245 - smooth working, clean & clear. Comes with black metal Leica lenscap.
Body condition: camera works good - shutter and speeds seem good functioning. Leather all there and beautiful.Chrome parts very good, the bottomplate has some scratches and a tiny dent to the edge. Do look at all pictures to judge the cosmetic condition. Comes with leather Leica case - damaged (see 7th picture) and with long strap. If you have the intention to use this vintage camera. Do download a manual for this specific type, in your language, from the internet and read it carefully before using it, to avoid or prevent technical damage during use.
There are videos on the internet, that show you how to use or open it. Vintage analog cameras often have old fashion grease inside to make things work smooth, this type of grease can get thick through cold or age. The grease also might degenerate through age, this can happen at any, unpredictable.
It will then need a service. We sell collectors and/or used items. This vintage, used, analog camera, lens or accessory might need service at an unpredictable moment. So, in spite of our description about condition as, for example "working, working good, working perfect, etc".
We are: delta 98 den haag. The Hague, The Netherlands, EU. Chambers of Commerce The Hague. Kamer van Koophandel Haaglanden, file: 27133335. The item "Leitz Leica III a, vintage 35mm rangefinder camera, lens Elmar 3,5/50mm" is in sale since Tuesday, December 24, 2019.This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras". The seller is "delta98denhaag" and is located in 's-Gravenhage. This item can be shipped worldwide.