Leica IIIf - Minox Classic Collection 8x11

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( 2000- 2004) 75x41x38mm, 93g

The first of Minox OEM Classic Collection camera, a faithful 1:3 reproduction of a Leica IIIf Nr. 60500 has a MINOCTAR f5.6/15mm (3 Element in 3 Groups) lens with focal range of 1.2m to . The shutter speed is fixed at a fast 1/250th.

This was the first of the series and all cameras have the same serial number 60500. The later editions, including the Leica IIIf in black have individual serial numbers on the camera and packaging.

In good light with, a fast film these are capable of excellent pictures. Prices are high and range of use is limited. 

The camera had a suggest price of 899DEM (299GBP in England) but was discounted to under one third of the original price by retailers in 2003.

An article about the camera appeared in Amateur Photographer Magazine
September 2000.

Ebay
02/05/14 191EUR
03/06/13 105GBP
03/06/15 139EUR
03/06/19 139EUR
03/06/22 105GBP
03/06/24 160EUR
03/06/27 200USD
03/07/03 251EUR
03/07/05 182.60EUR
03/07/17 185.53EUR
03/07/22 170EUR
03/07/25 151USD
03/08/08 152.50EUR
03/10/04 127EUR
04/01/21 98GBP
04/02/21 131EUR
04/02/24 112EUR
04/03/02 134.99EUR
04/03/12 111EUR
04/07/04 112GBP
04/07/13 127.99EUR
04/07/18 106EUR
04/12/01 127.50USD
04/12/16 97.50EUR (small white box)
05/08/31 125USD
06/04/17 56GBP (box)
06/05/01 109USD (box)
06/05/26 222.50USD (box)
06/06/13 86.19USD (box)
06/06/29 103.50USD (box)
06/07/03 124.50USD (box)
06/07/14 56GBP (box)
06/07/24 180.27USD (box)
06/08/28 155.30USD (box)
06/09/27 129.95USD (box)
06/11/26 127.50USD (box)
08/09/20 160GBP (with case, Classic flash unit, all boxed)


Last Updated on 20th September 2008