1923 Leica 0-series becomes world’s most expensive camera, fetches $1.89 million at auction
Cameras are like cars, we pursue far more advance technologies day and night and yet still sought after classical cameras and cars for the vintage feeling. Here’s a good example, and a bloody expensive one too.
A 1923 Leica 0-series just got sold at an auction for €1,320,000. Funnily, the exact same auction house reportedly sold the exact same camera four years ago: No. 107, the first Leica to be exported, allegedly for a patent application inspection in New York.
In 2007, it fetched a relatively paltry €336,000, which was apparently still a world record for Leica cameras at the time. That particular dude sure earned a lot at there, and there’s no sign that this thing still works.
SOURCE via Herald