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SOLD - $406,000 for Vintage Nikon Camera

December 1, 2016

Live Auctioneers
SOLD - $487,000 for Vintage Leica Camera

HONG KONG - A rare Leica camera (Serial No. MP-122, 1956-1957) with Summilux-M 1.4/50mm lens sold for $487,000 (HK$3,776,000) after buyer premium. The camera was sold by L&H Auctions.

Source: Live Auctioneers - May 29, 2015


SOLD - $41,100 for Vintage Camera Lens on eBay

ONLINE - A rare vintage camera lens (P. Angenieux F100 1:2 F2 Type S3 100mm, Paris France) has sold at auction for $41,100. The camera lens was sold on eBay.

Source: eBay - March 7, 2015


The Daily Mail
SOLD - $275,000 for Vintage Space Camera

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA - A Hasselblad Camera used by astronaut Wally Schirrto, to take early earth pictures from space, sold for $275,000. The camera was sold by RR Auctions.

Source: The Daily Mail - November 14, 2014


SOLD - $940,000 for 1971 'Moon Mission' Camera

VIENNA, AUSTRIA - A rare Hasselblad camera (500 series) used on the surface of the moon during the 1971 Apollo mission, has sold for $940,000. The camera is one of the few brought back to Earth.

Source: NBC - March 24, 2014


Gulf News
SOLD - $620,000 Collected for 1932 Leica Camera

HONG KONG - This 1932 Leica Luxus II camera sold for $620,000. The Camera is extremely rare, because it's just one of four that were ever produced.

Source: Gulf News - November 23, 2013


SOLD - Rare Camera Fetches $2.8 Million

VIENNA, AUSTRIA - This rare Leica camera, thought to be one of twelve known, became the world's most expensive camera, after fetching $2.8 million at auction.

Source: The Huffington Post - May 14, 2012