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First edition sharp corner M3 with Summicron 50 collapsible full set (SOLD)

Condition:97%

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This is a very desirable first edition M3 with sharp corner edge. Since Leica used different molds for the first batch of M3 production, not every first edition M3 has this sharp corner. So, this first edition M3 is very rare.
It is closed to a new condition, with only a few signs of use. The straps lugs have not been used at all. There is no scratches nor ding and dents on the top plate.
The whole leatherette is perfectly instinct.
This first edition M3 comes with a matching Summicron 50mm collapsible.

There are many reference of the first batch of M3 below, you will see not all with sharp corner, and their price difference with vary condition:

http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=246525&acat=246525&_ssl=off
Lot109

http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=232043&acat=232043&_ssl=off
Lot109-113

http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=215745&acat=215745&_ssl=off
Lot86

* See the picture 5, not all early M3 has the 2 circle metal plate. And this feature will affect the price much. Even not all cameras has this feature of above reference.


Remarks:With lots of documents, US import certification card with matching serial of the camera and lens, original envelopes and instruction. Everything mentioned above is from the first batch production (different with the late production). Impossible to find them nowadays!